Painful Diabetes

By Renee Wickliff BSN, RN, RD, CDCES As if having a diagnosis of diabetes isn’t a big enough pain, complications of diabetes can cause actual, physical pain. Chronic high blood sugar is toxic to your nerves. It can cause diabetic neuropathy, which means damage to your nerves. Diabetes Becomes Painful Continue Reading

Fenugreek for Diabetes

By Renee Wickliff BSN, RN, RD, CDCES What is Fenugreek?                Fenugreek is an herb whose little seeds are packed full of fiber and trace amounts of vitamins and minerals.  Saponins, a phytochemical that has immune boosting health benefits, are also found in fenugreek [1]. According to ancient medical texts, Continue Reading

Green Tea and Diabetes

Why Green Tea?             A healthy drink for you to enjoy, green tea is packed full of thousands of antioxidants and polyphenols. Polyphenols are beneficial molecules found in plants that have health benefits and prevent disease. One particularly potent polyphenol is catechin [1]. Catechins’ benefits are enhanced by the other Continue Reading