How Much Do You Know About Cholesterol? “I’m watching my cholesterol!”  It’s a common saying that you have likely heard before. It’s so common because, as the CDC reports, around 38% of American adults have higher levels of cholesterol than they should. Though most...
What is Preventative Care?

What is Preventative Care?

Most of the time it when we go to the doctor its because we are aren’t feeling well or to get a checkup to make sure we are in relatively good health. Unfortunately, this system often doesn’t go a long way in preventing us from becoming sick in the first place. An...
Why Should I Care About Insulin Resistance?

Why Should I Care About Insulin Resistance?

Your lab results came back and you’ve been diagnosed as “Insulin Resistant”.  Now what? Insulin Resistance is when cells don’t respond properly to insulin, which is a hormone released by the pancreas. Insulin tells cells to absorb glucose, which is...