Items Tagged ‘insulin’

Ask the Doctors - What are the benefits of taking apple cider vinegar?

August 17, 2018

Ask the Doctors – What are the benefits of taking apple cider vinegar?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctor: What are the benefits of apple cider vinegar? I hear about it on social media, but I don’t understand how vinegar can lead to weight loss or help me control my blood sugar. My mom is a big proponent of apple cider vinegar.  She likes to put it on her salads, vegetables or […]

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Tags: apple cider vinegar, Ask the Doctors, blood sugar, Dr. Robert Ashley, glycemic index, insulin


Ask the Doctors - How can I reverse fatty liver?

June 4, 2018

Ask the Doctors – How can I reverse fatty liver?

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Dear Doctor: I was recently diagnosed with fatty liver. I researched it a bit, and learned that people with this condition can have a pregnant-looking stomach. Although I’ve been considered slim my whole life, for the last 8 or 9 years I’ve looked about 6 months pregnant. Please tell me how I can reverse this, […]

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Tags: Ask the Doctors, carbohydrates, Dr. Robert Ashley, exercise, fatty liver, high-sugar foods, insulin, liver, triglycerides


Ask the Doctors - I sit at home. I sit at work. Is that really so bad?

April 10, 2018

Ask the Doctors – I sit at home. I sit at work. Is that really so bad?

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Dear Doctor: My job requires me to sit in front of a computer for at least 8 hours a day. When I come home, I usually watch television for a few hours before going to bed. Is being so sedentary bad for me? Unequivocally, yes. Many studies of many types have found increased death rates […]

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Tags: Dr. Robert Ashley, exercise, insulin, prolonged sitting, sedentary behavior, television


September 11, 2017

A miracle

By Betty Betty

I was sick with uncontrollable diabetes. I would puff up and my face would look like a strawberry. I got Cushing’s disease. It affected my left leg and I kept falling. My bones deteriorated and I broke my ankle in 3 places. I was anxious and depressed. I had surgery for 3 adrenal tumors and […]

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Tags: active person, adrenal tumors, blood pressure medication, cortisone therapy, Cushing's disease, depressed, diabetes, Dr. Masha Livhits, Endocrine Center, endocrinologist, endocrinology, heart attack