Top 10 Diabetes & Natural Health Experts to Follow Online For Better Health
Anyone battling Diabetes can tell you that managing this illness and maintaining normal blood sugar levels can be a daunting task. Even though the most knowledgeable doctors can’t promise a cure, they can at least teach you “little known” Diabetes management tips, making it easier to maintain normal blood sugars while getting a better handle on your overall health and well-being. Additional benefits from tapping into the knowledge base of these experts and the resources they provide, can move you in the direction of slowing down the progression of the long term implications associated with Diabetes.
Below, in no particular order, are the top 10 diabetes experts to follow if you are looking for a more natural way to control your disease and its ugly progression. My suggestion is to hop on their web site, save them as one of your “favorites”, get on their blog, and/or follow them on their Facebook page or Twitter. If you click on any of the names below, it will bring you directly to their web site.
“Your fork, the most powerful tool to transform your health and change the world.” Dr. Hyman’s focus on using nutrition to combat health issues makes him one of our go to guys for diabetic nutrition as well. Dr. Hyman has dedicated himself to helping everyone maintain balanced blood sugar for optimum health. He has written books on diabetes and nutrition (i.e. The Blood Sugar Solution & Eat Fat, Get Thin), he has a DVD series, and is a nutrition coach that is dedicated to providing the best nutritional information available.
“The world’s #1 natural health website.” Dr. Mercola provides all-around natural, medical advice in nutrition, fitness and even mental health. Dr. Mercola takes a balanced approach to the use of pharmaceutical treatment, but draws his followers toward a more natural holistic approach. Dr. Mercola is a storehouse of information and he seeks out the best articles, studies and experts related to Diabetes and its treatment in order to place their information on his site.
“America’s most trusted wellness doctor.” Dr. Whitaker is the founder and director of the Whitaker Wellness Institute. His approach to serious chronic illnesses that have remained untreatable for many by conventional means has helped tens of thousands of people over the past 30 years. Dr. Whitaker has an entire section of his site dedicated to blood sugar issues, and he even has a line of supplements for natural, blood-sugar control.
“Awareness is the first step in healing. Just ask!” Dr. Ornish’s approach to health and treatment is one that focuses on equipping his readers with a mountain of solid information and promoting an all-around healthy lifestyle. He is the founder of the Preventative Medicine Research Institute. Dr. Ornish approaches the treatment of Diabetes from a nutritional standpoint where maintaining a balanced blood sugar is concerned, but also advocates for an overall wellness approach of mind and body.
Most of what Ginger does as a fitness guru is done via YouTube videos. Ginger’s sense of humor concerning Diabetic treatment is refreshing and demonstrates a positive attitude for those battling the disease. Ginger is a Diabetic herself, she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and Celiac disease in 1999. She is a Diabetes coach and author of 3 books in 2009 & 2010, Ginger set 15 records in drug-tested powerlifting with a 308 lb. deadlift, a 265 lb. squat, and a 190 lb. bench press. Today, you can find Ginger’s work regularly at Living-in-Progress.
“Smart nutrition. Superior health.” Dr. Fuhrman also advocates managing Diabetes and maintaining balanced blood sugar levels through proper nutrition and following what he calls the Nutritarian diet. “While patients with type 1 Diabetes can significantly improve their glucose control and risk of complications, type 2 Diabetes and gestational Diabetes can be totally reversed with a Nutritarian diet.” Dr. Fuhrman has action plans and FAQ sections related specifically to type 1, type 2 and gestational Diabetes.
“Primal living in the modern world.” Author of the blog, Mark’s Daily Apple and author of “Primal Blueprint Fitness” and seven other books, Mark has a positive attitude, advocates for critical thinking, and challenging the status quo concerning what is automatically accepted concerning health and wellness. You’re bound to enjoy Mark’s zest for life approach, which is as helpful in inspiring you as well as providing the best information available for managing and maintaining an all-around healthy lifestyle.
“Food is medicine.” Dr. Axe has a program called, “How to Reverse Diabetes Naturally, In 30 Days or Less.” In 2008 he started Exodus Health Center, which grew to become one of the largest functional medicine clinics in the world. He is a certified Doctor Natural Medicine, a Doctor of Chiropractic and a Certified Nutritionist. He is also author of the book called “Eat Dirt”, which talks about how leaky gut can be the root cause of your health problems. Dr. Axe has an extremely impressive resume and is focused on health management through a nutrition and fitness approach.
Jordan is the inspirational author of the “Maker’s Diet Revolution,” which takes not only a physical, but spiritual approach to health and wellness. Jordan has written a number of books advocating how God has provided natural healing for us in creation. Along with Joseph Brasco, M.D., Jordan wrote the “Great Physician’s RX for Diabetes,” in which he shows the reader how to focus aggressively on Diabetes and develop a game plan against it. Having used his approach to recover from Chron’s disease, he speaks from experience.
Dr Deepak Chopra contends that that what happens in the mind is physically represented elsewhere and directly influences physiology through means of neurotransmitters such as dopamine, oxytocin and serotonin. Consequently, Dr. Chopra’s approach to Diabetes is not only treatment through nutrition, but also through refocusing the mind to overcome it. The Chopra Center http://www.chopra.com/ is one of many of his sources for understanding and battling Diabetes using his approach.
You don’t have to battle Diabetes all alone, nor do you have to be solely dependent upon pharmaceutical treatment for this terrible disease. Quite honestly, relying solely on drug treatments as your primary source of disease state management can lead people down a very slippery slope that is difficult to crawl back up from. Pharmaceutical grade drugs may help treat some of the “symptoms” of disease, but it never really addresses the “root cause”. If you become too reliant on “just” medicine, then your chances of your disease progressing at an accelerated pace can persist.
You can fight back and get to the root of many of the health issues you may be facing. You can do this in a number of natural ways through proper nutrition, fitness, good stress management, dietary supplements (if necessary), a positive mental attitude, and tracking your results. Armed with the right information that is available from these ten Diabetes and Natural health gurus, your life will only get better. Knowledge is power.
Tapping into the knowledge base of these experts, will only create positive changes in your life. The time is now to get control over your health, and following these experts will put you in the driver’s seat. Hop on their web sites, follow them on twitter, watch their you tube videos, and absorb as much top notch health information as you can.
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