a bowl of apple cider vinegar, which helps with blood sugar regulation in diabetes

Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) is often touted as a miracle elixir. It has claims online from helping with weight loss, to skin conditions, to digestion and blood sugar control for diabetics. I have personally recommended Apple Cider Vinegar to my patients. This article will investigate the claim that Apple Cider Vinegar can help with blood…

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Picture of various foods in the shape of a heart that benefit heart health with a text bubble saying how to reduce triglycerides

Various molecules are counted and/or calculated when we do blood work. This article focuses on Triglycerides and how we may reduce them. To learn about HDL-C and LDL-C, please click the links. A Brief Review of Triglycerides Next to cholesterol, triglycerides are the most important measurement in the lipid panel. Triglycerides relate to overall heart…

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Piece of melting butter in the shape of a heart with a text bubble saying everything you need to know about triglycerides for heart health

Various molecules are counted and/or calculated when we do blood work. This article focuses on Triglycerides and how they contribute to heart disease risk.  I have written similar articles about HDL and LDL. What are Triglycerides? Next to cholesterol, triglycerides are the most important measurement in the lipid panel. Triglycerides enter our blood from 2 sources:…

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musculoskeletal model with shoulder muscles exposed and text bubble saying shoulder pain in diabetics

When assessing patients at Absolute Health and Wellness, we often see shoulder issues. We also commonly see patients with Diabetes or another type of blood sugar dysregulation. It’s important as practitioners, and patients alike, to realize there is a connection between shoulder issues and diabetes. Knowing how they relate helps provide our patients the best…

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