Tag Archives | Diabetes & Pre-diabetes

How Social Networks Control Your Health

If you want to get healthy, you just might not want to go to a doctor. You might instead, go to church.  The power of community to create health is far greater than any physician, clinic or hospital. You are more likely to be overweight if your friend’s, friend’s friend is overweight than if your […]

New Cure for Chronic Disease Discovered

Last year my friend, Chelsea Clinton recommended I read a book by the former head of the National Health Service in Great Britain called Turning the World Upside Down – about what we can learn from poor countries in the developing world about putting patients and communities at the center of health care, not doctors […]

Paula Deen: Queen of Disease or Healing Food Fairy?

In a spate of recent media appearances, Paula Deen, the unapologetic queen of culinary excess and indulgence would have us believe that she didn’t eat herself into type 2 diabetes – that it was just Russian Roulette.  Genes do matter, but just a little. Sorry Paula, but type 2 diabetes, and in fact over 90% […]