Why sugar makes you go blind. 

Here’s an interesting study looking at the prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in patients across the spectrum of blood sugar control.  It showed that individuals with a Hgb A1c greater than 5.5% have the biggest increase in retina damage due to sugar exposure. ...

Risky Behaviors

“Why do you have a question about wearing seat belts?  You’re a doctor not a policeman.”  This adolescent was expressing a rather common question among both youth and adults.  But the reality is the answer to that question, especially among youth, may have more impact...

Soda and heart disease

Interesting study looking at heart disease risk after drinking soda.  http://www.ehla-europe.eu/blog/2015/05/06/does-it-only-take-two-weeks-for-sugar-sweetened-beverages-to-increase-cardiovascular-risk/

If diabetes is a problem of too much sugar….

Check out this piece on getting to work helping patients instead is sitting around acting like no one knows what to do. What to do if my foot caught fire Remember that simple isn’t always easy and hard isn’t always complicated. Come see our Nutrition and...

Is Sugar Toxic?

Here’s a link to a great article about the short and long term effects of sugar.  How we define toxicity changes our discussion. http://eatingacademy.com/nutrition/is-sugar-toxic