Diabetes

Tips For Defeating Sugar Addiction

Sugar has been around for thousands of years, but sugar addiction is something relatively new to the 20th and 21st centuries. As fast food restaurants and even grocery stores are increasing the sugar content of their food, the American populace is increasingly experiencing addiction, diabetes and obesity. What makes it worse, sugar addiction still isn’t… read more

What’s The Difference Between Functional & Integrative Medicine?

Two of the most rapidly growing forms of medical attention include functional and integrative medicine, which aim to address your physical, emotional and mental needs. While functional medicine focuses on creating individualized therapies tailored to treat underlying causes of illness, integrative medicine seeks to understand the individual as a whole and applies many forms of… read more

How To Overcome Symptoms of SIBO

If you’re experiencing extreme levels of gas, diarrhea, nausea, constipation or indigestion, you may be suffering from SIBO. Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth, or SIBO, is an uncomfortable medical condition in which too much bacteria have grown in the small intestine. Similar to Irritable Bowel Syndrome, SIBO can cause damage to the digestive system and lead… read more

November Is National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month and serves as a reminder to each of us that taking care of our physical health is of utmost importance. Diabetes develops when the blood glucose levels are too high in the body, which can cause fatigue, weight loss/gain, blurry vision and even death when left uncontrolled. There are two… read more

Top Lifestyle Tips For Healthy Aging

Our bodies are fascinating organisms that are made up of intricate systems which work together to maintain equilibrium and optimal health. However, as we age, bone loss, muscle weakness and nutrient deficiencies can cause our bodies to deteriorate, making everyday activities difficult to enjoy. Some important tips to promote healthy aging include drinking plenty of… read more

Obesity and Diabetes

More than 26 million Americans have Type 2 diabetes, and millions more are at-risk of developing it. Diabetes has become an epidemic that is affecting the lives of children, teenagers and adults everywhere, but it is preventable. Obesity is one of the major contributing factors of diabetes as it is a cause of insulin resistance.… read more

Learn How To Lose Weight In A Healthy Way

For many patients, obtaining and keeping a healthy weight is a common goal. Due to different circumstances, such as genetics, the environment and our diet, achieving a healthy weight can sometimes be difficult to obtain. Through various health assessments, meal planning and coaching, you can reach your weight loss goals in no time! Learn how… read more

Gear Up For A Healthy Spring With These Tips

Six in ten Americans live with at least one chronic disease, like heart disease, cancer, stroke, or diabetes, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports.  “These and other chronic diseases are the leading causes of death and disability in America.”  Balanced Well-Being Healthcare works with our patients to help them learn about healthy lifestyle and… read more

Metabolic Syndrome, a Recipe for Diabetes and Heart Disease

The incidences of type 2 diabetes (adult onset) and pre-diabetes have reached epidemic proportions in our country and worldwide. According to the 2010 United Health Report, over half of the American population will be afflicted by 2020. Currently it is estimated that 26 million Americans have type 2 diabetes, 67 million Americans have pre-diabetes, and… read more