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Whitaker Wellness

What’s New at Whitaker Wellness

Whitaker Wellness has gone through a lot of changes over the past 38 years, and I want to update you on our most recent additions and improvements, which include our current Medicare status, a group care program for patients with …

diabetic complications

Real Help for Diabetic Complications

“I’m sorry. We’ve done everything we can. Your only option is to have an amputation.”

Every year, more than 185,000 people in the United States are hit with this devastating diagnosis. For some, a limb is lost to cancer; for …

Diabetes Facts

Did You Know These Diabetes Facts?

Diabetes is an epidemic in this country. With more than 29 million diagnoses and 1.4 million new cases every year, it’s a ballooning emergency that is causing much suffering and driving up health-care costs. I’ve compiled a list of diabetes …

Lipoic Acid

Miraculous Alpha Lipoic Acid

The term “miracle drug” has been loosely applied to everything from aspirin and penicillin to statins and “breakthrough” cancer meds. But I want to tell you about a nutritional supplement that truly is miraculous: alpha lipoic acid (also called lipoic …

Diabesity

What Is Diabesity?

If you’re seriously overweight, maintaining a normal blood sugar level is like trying to squeeze a 42-inch waist into a pair of size 36 pants—it’s next to impossible. More than 90 percent of people with type 2 diabetes are overweight. …

healthy holiday

A Simple Tip for a Healthy Holiday Season

The feasting season is upon us. Favorite foods and dishes served only on special occasions are among the holidays most enduring traditions. One of my family’s is cinnamon rolls. My wife Connie gets up at the crack of dawn …