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Diabetes & Sodium Bicarbonate

Diabetes & Sodium Bicarbonate

Diabetics who poorly manage their disease might develop a life-threatening condition called diabetic ketoacidosis, which is characterized by nausea or vomiting, dry mouth, fruity breath, deep rapid breathing and abdominal pain. Diabetic ketoacidosis occurs when fat and protein is used as the body’s main energy source. As a result, ketones, which are poisonous in large quantities, accumulate and acidify body fluids, which can be neutralized by sodium bicarbonate therapy. Sodium bicarbonate is available in various forms, such as solutions, powders, tablets, capsules and granules. Video of the Day Diabetes affected 25.6 million Americans 20 years of age and older in 2010, accordng to the National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse. There are two main types of diabetics: insulin resistant, or type 2 diabetics; and insulin dependent, or type 1 diabetics. Insulin-resistant diabetics produce insulin but do not respond to it. Insulin-dependent diabetics do not produce insulin and must self-administer the hormone via an insulin pump or daily injections. Diabetes, which was previously regarded as an adulthood disease, has been increasingly diagnosed in children and adolescents. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, most children diagnosed with type 2 diabetes are 10 to 19 years of age, obese, have a family history of type 2 diabetes and exhibit insulin resistance. Diabetic Ketoacidosis Onset Diabetics are prone to ketoacidosis because of carbohydrate restrictions and the body’s inability to metabolize glucose. Carbohydrates, which the body converts to glucose, serve as the body’s main energy source; however, in its absence, the body initiates lipolysis and proteolysis, or fat and protein metabolism. As a result of these two mechanisms, the liver relea Continue reading >>

9 Simple Ways To Use Apple Cider Vinegar For Treating Diabetes

9 Simple Ways To Use Apple Cider Vinegar For Treating Diabetes

From the shelves of supermarkets, apple cider vinegar (ACV) is making its way into the households as an effective remedy for various diseases. Not only is ACV used for cooking but is also used as a remedy for diabetes, which is backed by scientific research and testimonials. How to use apple cider vinegar for diabetes? Before delving into it, let’s check out the wonderful benefits it is blessed with. Science supports the benefits of apple cider vinegar, and that is sufficient enough to include it in your diabetic diet! Benefits Of Apple Cider Vinegar For Diabetes This form of vinegar is enriched with bacteria-fighting properties. It also has high mineral content, such as magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, sulfur, calcium, iron, fluorine, and copper. With such nutrients, it can help to control severe diabetic conditions. Even in cases of pre-diabetes and Type 2 diabetes, you can rely upon it. Enhances Sensitivity Of Insulin According to recent studies, apple cider vinegar reduces the insulin resistance power of the body. It also lowers blood sugar levels, if taken before going to bed. It improves insulin sensitivity by 19% to 34% for people who are suffering from diabetes and prediabetes conditions, respectively. This can happen even after having a high carb dinner. [ Read: Yoga Poses For Diabetes ] Lowers Blood Glucose Level Apple cider vinegar lowers the blood glucose level in the body by regulating the Glycemic Index (GI). High GI raises blood sugar level and vice versa. Apple cider vinegar stabilizes the metabolic process in the body by lowering the GI. It is a rare feat achieved by acetic acid that constitutes apple cider vinegar. Apple cider vinegar slows down the process of conversion of carbohydrates into glucose by soaking up the bicarbonates in the digestive s Continue reading >>

High Blood Sugar Remedies

High Blood Sugar Remedies

Posted by Sheila (Wicks, Arkansas) on 06/18/2008 Hi, I'm a diabetic, overweight, Had a hysterectomy, and do NOT do hormone replacement, have suffered from yeast infections on my skin, not in my vagina, ever since I had the Hysterectomy, i am 40 years old, I have been in so much pain, I was ready to go, throw myself overboard if I could find a boat. I went to (ask.com) typed in yeast infection it brought me to this web sight, and thank GOD IN HEAVEN, I tried 3 cups apple cider vinegar store bought and 2 cups idozied salt with half tub of water and soaked for 1 hour. While drinking a glass of water with 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar, it helped me so much, it is a true Miracle! By drinking the apple cider vinegar it has lowered my blood sugar by 20 points, which is great cause I run about 250, on my blood sugar count, I can't thank you all enough for sharing your stories, I know you have all been in much pain as I have but, you have helped me so much. THANKS AGAIN, and GOD BLESS EACH OF YOU! and May we all be HEALTHY once again. After discovering this website and reading all the benefits that Apple Cider Vinegar has. I've been taken apple cider vinegar for about 3 weeks now (3 tbls. with 8 ounces of water three times a day) and I have noticed that it has kept my sugar and my blood pressure in normal ranges, it has also lowered my body fat percentage, I'm losing weight and it has also cured my sore throat and I feel more energetic. I love your website. Keep up the good work. Posted by Bill (Philadelphia, Pa.) on 04/19/2015 I am a 57 year old prediabetic male and have had FBS readings as high as 120 for quite some time. I recently began using 2 tablespoons of Apple Cider Vinegar and 1 tablespoon of Coconut Oil 20 minutes before meals and was astonished to see my blood Continue reading >>

Baking Soda Mixed In Water With Lemon Reduces Pain?

Baking Soda Mixed In Water With Lemon Reduces Pain?

Baking soda mixed in water with lemon reduces pain? Moderator T2 insulin resistant Using Basal/Bolus Therapy I have used this as an anti-acid but have never noticed any improvement in my pain level. D.D. Family Getting much harder to control Well its cheap and if it works its great. Actually first time I have heard of as a help for the feet issue. Has an odd salty taste. I mixed it into some soup. One huge immediate difference, overnight, the color of my pee went from bright yellow, to natural looking pale color. I have been trying many different supplements, and one of them caused a big color change. Has an odd salty taste. I mixed it into some soup. One huge immediate difference, overnight, the color of my pee went from bright yellow, to natural looking pale color. I have been trying many different supplements, and one of them caused a big color change. it's probably excess vitamin B12 you're peeing off. I found the baking soda easy to take mixed into hot chocolate or soup. I do not like the taste in plain water. I have been reading it makes it easier for the body to regulate its acid balance. I have taken it twice and not noticing a reduction in pain. The body chemistry can get too acidic. Continue reading >>

Apple Cider Vinegar And Diabetes

Apple Cider Vinegar And Diabetes

OK, y’all. I wrote about this several years ago, but now I’m serious. If you want to control any type of diabetes better, consume vinegar before meals and at bedtime. Start today! It lowers post-meal and fasting glucose levels. In a study from Arizona State University, subjects took a drink of 20 grams of apple cider vinegar, 40 grams of water, and 1 teaspoon of saccharin with each meal. (I think stevia might be better than saccharin.) Those with insulin resistance who drank the vinegar had 34% lower postprandial (after-meal) glucose compared to controls. These postprandial benefits had been found before. It was thought that vinegar might slow the absorption of carbohydrate into the blood, or slow the breakdown of starches into sugars. This effect would mimic the effect of drugs like acarbose (brand name Precose). But the 2004 study cited above reported that vinegar reduced postprandial glucose more in subjects who were highly insulin resistant. The authors say this result shows that vinegar increases insulin sensitivity, perhaps acting similarly to metformin. Now studies have found that vinegar at bedtime reduces fasting blood glucose in the morning, indicating that vinegar might promote insulin production, like nateglinide (Starlix). Pretty amazing that a simple chemical like vinegar (acetic acid) could have the benefits of three different classes of diabetes drugs, and all for a few cents a dose! It’s likely good for both Type 2 and Type 1, especially for lowering postprandial glucose. And postprandial glucose levels account for 30% to 70% of A1C values. Vinegar has got to be the most cost-effective medicine in history, but most people with diabetes still aren’t taking it. And doctors aren’t prescribing it. Why not? Is it because there are no “vinegar rep Continue reading >>

Lemon & Baking Soda - This Combination Saves Lives

Lemon & Baking Soda - This Combination Saves Lives

The combination of lemon and baking soda has 10,000 times stronger effect than chemotherapy! Why was this fact kept as a secret? Being totally aware of the powerful properties lemon provides is completely opposite to the interest some world organisations have. For that reason, we recommend you share this article and help a friend who needs it! Do you have any idea what's the recent number of deaths caused by the fact that this is being kept secret, in order to protect large corporations? Numerous studies have proven the anti-cancer properties of lemon. Lemon also provides other benefits, including its strong power in treating cyst and tumors. Lemons have the power to cure cancer, since it has been tested on all cancer types. Adding baking soda makes it even more powerful, because baking soda brings pH to normal level. Lemon also has potent antimicrobial effect in treating bacterial and fungal infections. It is effective in the fight against internal parasites and it regulates blood pressure. Lemon is beneficial for the nervous system as well – it is a powerful antidepressant, reducing stress and calming nerve crises. Lemon destroys cancer cells in 12 cancer types. It prevents metastasis of cancer cells and it is 10 000 stronger than drugs like Adriamycin, chemotherapy and narcotic products. What is more interesting is the fact that the combination of lemon extract and baking soda destroys cancer cells only, without harming healthy cells and tissues. The experiments have shown that patients diagnosed with cancer should drink lemon juice and a teaspoon of baking soda. This treatment can not cure the disastrous side effects of chemotherapy. The best way to be sure that lemons are organic without any chemicals used is to grow this fruit in your own garden or in a pot. Org Continue reading >>

Can Apple Cider Vinegar Lower Blood Sugar?

Can Apple Cider Vinegar Lower Blood Sugar?

Drinking apple cider vinegar before meals may lower sugar levels in the bloodstream, and could therefore help people with diabetes, according to a 2013 study from Arizona State University cited by Prevention magazine. But experts caution against viewing apple cider vinegar as a cure-all: "[M]uch of what you read about this product on the Internet is overstated, or simply unfounded," writes physician and bestselling author Joseph Mercola. "While apple cider vinegar probably won't make you skinny, it does appear to help with diabetes and blood sugar control," WebMD reports, also referring to the 2013 study, which was authored by Arizona State nutritionist Carol Johnston. Special: See How Vinegar May Lower Your Cholesterol and Improve Your Health The acid in apple cider vinegar appears to block some of the starch we eat from being digested, which in turn keeps blood sugar levels from rising — an "anti-glycemic" effect similar to that of some medications, Johnston tells WebMD. Participants in her study who drank a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar (sometimes called ACV) mixed with 8 ounces of water before a meal had "lower blood glucose levels compared to participants who didn't consume the tart solution," Prevention reports. In another study, people with type 2 diabetes for whom insulin was ineffective had lower levels of blood glucose after downing two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar before bed, Reader's Digest reports. Based on these findings, Reader's Digest and other lifestyle and health publications are touting the virtues of apple cider vinegar — and not just for diabetics. "A few swigs of apple cider vinegar could help keep your blood sugar levels balanced, according to several studies that have shown a link between the two," Reader's Digest reports. Lifehack Continue reading >>

Diabetes – Acid Conditions And Treatment With Sodium Bicarbonate

Diabetes – Acid Conditions And Treatment With Sodium Bicarbonate

A highly acidic pH level (created by all the above) puts the pancreas, liver, and all the body’s organs at risk. Because of the important role played by the liver in removing acid waste from the body, liver function is particularly at risk when acids accumulate. When acidity prevents the liver and pancreas from regulating blood sugar, the risk of diabetes will increase. We already know that sodium bicarbonate dramatically slows the progress of chronic kidney disease but few have followed the logical conclusion that it would also be a front line defense against diabetes. From prevention to treatment and to part of a cure, common Baking Soda is an essential tool in working with diabetic and metabolic syndromes. Obviously it does not take the place of an alkaline diet and water but bicarbonate is a front line medicine that doctors and patients can employ orally and transdermally in baths. Sodium bicarbonate injections are already indicated in the treatment of metabolic acidosis, which may occur in severe renal disease, uncontrolled diabetes, and circulatory insufficiency due to shock or severe dehydration, extracorporeal circulation of blood, cardiac arrest and severe primary lactic acidosis. But sodium bicarbonate can be used safely at home orally and transdermally (and should always be used with magnesium chloride for greatest effect) in all stages of diabetes. Low grade chronic metabolic acidosis exists normally in humans eating ordinary diets, and that the degree of acidosis increases with age. – Dr Lynda Frassetto According to Dr Lynda Frassetto, an acid – alkaline researcher from the University of California, “We have been forced to turn an evolutionary corner”. Our bodies are so overwhelmed with cellular acid-wastethat “We simply do not handle acid waste Continue reading >>

How To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes: 3 Inexpensive Foods You Need To Know About

How To Reverse Type 2 Diabetes: 3 Inexpensive Foods You Need To Know About

Is there a way to reverse diabetes? Specifically, type 2 diabetes? You might be surprised to discover there are three unbelievable natural remedies that I don’t believe the medical establishment—or, more specifically, the pharmaceutical companies—want you to know about. Why would they not want you to know about this stuff? It’s because the pharmaceutical industry is a gigantic machine which has to sustain itself. The diabetic industry alone is massive, owing to the fact that over 300 million people in the world have type 2 diabetes. The treatments and medication used to treat diabetes are big business, so why would these companies be at all interested in truly reversing diabetes? How would that benefit them financially? Unfortunately, a lot of diabetes drugs don’t actually work, or work with limited success and a lot of potential side effects. Science has shown that—in terms of diabetic management—these drugs are more dangerous than anything. Drugs used in the 1950s, for the most part, have all been taken off the market because they were shown to increase the risk of heart disease. This has even happened recently with drugs like Avandia. It was the world’s most popular Type 2 diabetes drug until it was revealed to have side effects that caused serious heart problems. New drugs haven’t proven to be much better. With that in mind, I’m going to share with you 3 amazing, all-natural solutions to reverse diabetes. Even if you don’t have type 2 diabetes, these solutions can help you prevent it. Here’s something I want you to realize; please never forget this: If you have type two diabetes, it’s not a life sentence. It’s actually one of the easiest—and I don’t say that in a condescending way; I say it in an optimistic way—diseases to completel Continue reading >>

All The Health Miracle Recipes With Water, Vinegar And Baking Soda

All The Health Miracle Recipes With Water, Vinegar And Baking Soda

All the Health Miracle Recipes with Water, Vinegar and Baking Soda It may seem like wishful thinking that simple pantry staples like water vinegar and baking soda could cure you of your ills, but in many situations they can. The particular kind of vinegar that will give you the most health benefits is unfiltered Apple Cider Vinegar or ACV. Unfiltered ACV can be purchased from health food stores, larger supermarkets and online. The most well known and most trusted brand of ACV is Braggs. As for the baking soda, thats the regular inexpensve box of Arm and Hammer that you can find in any grocery store. Apple Cider Vinegar What Is It And What Can It Do? ACV is made by crushing apples which squeezes out the juice. Bacteria and Yeast are added to the juice to initiate the alcoholic fermentation process which converts the sugars into alcohol. In a second round of fermentation the alcohol is converted into vinegar by acetic acid-forming bacteria. Unpasteurized and unfiltered apple cider vinegar retains the mother which is the culture of beneficial bacteria that turns apple cider into vinegar in the first place. Its the presence of this culture which gives ACV the unique properties that other vinegars dont possess. In addition to acetic and malic acid, apple cider vinegar also possesses pectin (soluble fiber), vitamin A, vitamin B6, vitamin C, vitamin E, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, beta-carotene, lycopene and minerals such as sodium, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, iron and magnesium. Apple cider vinegar has been a health remedy for centuries, but its healing abilities received wide recognition in the 1950s when its use was detailed in best-selling book Folk Medicine: A Vermont Doctors Guide to Good Health by D. C. Jarvis. Jarvis wrote that, Potassium, which Continue reading >>

Baking Soda Miracle Cures & Hypertension (plus More On H1n1)

Baking Soda Miracle Cures & Hypertension (plus More On H1n1)

Baking Soda For the Flu? Due to our fast paced society, many people suffer from occasional indigestion. An old wives tale of 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda in cool water has been used as remedy for this. It’s so common, that most have tried it and have found it to be helpful. But, does this old belief hold up as scientific? Absolutely! Sodium bicarbonate, the compound found in baking soda, has the ability to neutralize stomach acid due to it’s amphoteric nature. This means it can act as neutralizer for acids and bases. In fact, chemistry labs have used it for this very reason. In the body, when NaHCO3 reacts with the hydrochloric acid in the stomach, it is broken down to salt and carbon dioxide- both forms can be absorbed in the body. According to the Materia Medica: “The effect of an alkali in the stomach will vary according to the nature of the stomach contents at the time of administration. In the resting period (after food is digested) sodium bicarbonate merely dissolves mucus and is absorbed as bicarbonate into the blood, to increase its alkalinity directly. “In the digestive period it reduces the secretion of gastric juice, neutralizes a portion of the hydrochloric acid, liberates the carminative carbon dioxide gas, and is absorbed as sodium chloride. “In cases of fermentation or ‘sour stomach’ it may neutralize the organic acids and so result in the opening of a spasmodically closed pylorus (the opening between the stomach and the small intestine); while at the same time it acts to overcome flatulency (accumulation of gas in the stomach and bowels). “The time of administration must, therefore, be chosen with a definite purpose. Usually for hyperchlohydria (excess of acid) one hour or two hours after meals will be the period of harmful excess of acid. Continue reading >>

Can Drinking Apple Cider Vinegar Help With Diabetes?

Can Drinking Apple Cider Vinegar Help With Diabetes?

Part 1 of 4 Overview Type 2 diabetes is a preventable and chronic disease that affects how your body controls sugar (glucose) in your blood. Medications, diet, and exercise are the standard treatments. But recent studies vouch for something you can find in most kitchen cabinets too: apple cider vinegar. Over 9 percent of Americans have type 2 diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). If apple cider vinegar has potential as a natural treatment, that would be good news indeed. Part 2 of 4 While a number of studies have looked at the link between apple cider vinegar and blood sugar management, they are usually small, with varying results. “There have been several small studies evaluating the effects of apple cider vinegar, and the results are mixed,” said Dr. Maria Pena, an endocrinologist in New York. “For example, there was one small study done in rats showing that apple cider vinegar helped lower LDL and A1C levels. But the limitation to this study is that it was only done in rats, not humans.” One study from researchers at Arizona State University found that taking 20 grams of apple cider vinegar diluted in 40 grams of water, with 1 teaspoon of saccharine, could lower blood sugar after meals. Another study found that taking apple cider vinegar before bed helped moderate blood sugar upon waking up. But both studies were small, looking only at 19 and 11 participants, respectively. Another study that looked at apple cider vinegar’s impact on type 1 diabetes found that it could actually worsen glycemic control, according to Pena. “The take-home message is that until a large, randomized control trial is done, it is difficult to ascertain the true benefits of taking apple cider vinegar,” she said. Part 3 of 4 Dilute apple cide Continue reading >>

Apple Cider Vinegar & Baking Soda For Losing Weight, Better Digestion & More

Apple Cider Vinegar & Baking Soda For Losing Weight, Better Digestion & More

Apple cider vinegar and baking soda are easy to find and extremely beneficial to your health. The health benefits of this combination are miraculous and they should definitely be staples in your household. Vinegar and baking soda have the opposite pH. This means that they are alkaline and acidic respectively, so you can drink the mixture without harming yourself. The mixture contains vitamins A and B, enzymes, essential fatty acids, and minerals like calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sulfur, zinc, iron, and silicon. Keep reading to find out more. Apple Cider Vinegar and Baking Soda Tonic Benefits 1. Helps ease Arthritis related Joints Pain It has a good water content to keep you hydrated, even if consumed twice daily. It also helps keep a variety of health problems at bay. 2. Improves Skin Health 3. Fights Allergies and Cold Symptoms The tonic is effective in fighting a number of allergies and cold symptoms. When taken a couple of times every day, it helps fight against sore throats, colds, coughs, congestion, and sinus infections. It eliminates mucus in cases of colds and sinusitis. 4. Improves Digestion 5. Prevents Urinary Infections Apple Cider Vinegar and Baking Soda tonic prevents urinary infections and helps keep your urinary tract clean and your urine acidic. Indirectly, it also helps take care of your kidneys. It reduces the risk of suffering from any kind of stones in the gallbladder, liver, or kidneys. The tonic’s sulfur content helps you eliminate toxins and also acts directly on your liver, helping you metabolize fats better. The other benefits of this tonic include prevention of muscle cramps due to the mineral content in it. It also improves dental health and prevents problems like cavities, gingivitis, and plaque. Apple Cider Vinegar and Baking Continue reading >>

Sodium Bicarbonate

Sodium Bicarbonate

Summary All Essential Benefits/Effects/Facts & Information Sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) is a supplement that provides dietary bicarbonate, which can increase serum levels of bicarbonate (normally produced by the kidneys) and subsequently buffer acid production in the body. The main mechanism of action of sodium bicarbonate is in negating the effects of acidosis. It provides benefits both in situations of chronic mild acidosis, commonly seen in metabolic ailments or during aging as kidney function slowly declines, and in exercise-induced acidosis. In athletes, the standard doses of sodium bicarbonate supplementation (200-300 mg/kg) tend to reliably benefit performance when failure on the exercise is associated with metabolic acidosis, aka “the burn.” Sports where failure occurs due to the cardiorespiratory system or due to force production by the central nervous system (e.g., single sprints or rowing in elite rowers) do not appear to reliably benefit from supplemental bicarbonate. Benefits of sodium bicarbonate can be observed with a single dose taken 60-90 minutes before exercise, but supplementation should be approached cautiously as it can cause gastrointestinal side effects if too much is taken at once or, if it’s consumed too rapidly. Additionally, 5 g of sodium bicarbonate taken daily appears to be somewhat effective in reducing acidosis induced by the diet or the aging process (although using potassium bicarbonate appears to be better), and therefore it may reduce the rate of bone loss over time in susceptible populations. There are mechanisms in place for sodium bicarbonate to be a fat-burning agent (it increases ketone production and lipolysis and causes a minor increase in metabolic rate), but these have not yet been linked to actual weight loss in tr Continue reading >>

Little-known Uses For Baking Soda

Little-known Uses For Baking Soda

Sodium bicarbonate has been around a long, long time. Arm & Hammer began producing baking soda, which is 100 percent sodium bicarbonate, in NewYork in 1846, but thousands of years before that, ancient Egyptians used naturally occurring natron, a sodium carbonate/bicarbonate combo, for multiple purposesincluding drying organs during the mummification process. Today, most of us keep a box of baking soda around the house. It makes baked goods rise, eliminates acid-induced odors in refrigerators, carpets, and litter boxes, and is a minimally abrasive green cleaning agent that can be used to scrub everything from sinks and dishes to fruits and vegetables . Baking soda also comes in handy if you ever have to deal with a small kitchen fire. (Sodium bicarbonate is a common agent in fire extinguishers.) If you dont have an extinguisher within reach, just throw baking soda on the flames. In addition to these household applications, there are a number of health benefits of baking sodaincluding the treatment of two very serious and increasingly common health concerns chronic kidney disease and cancer . Bicarbonate is an alkaline substance naturally produced in the body that buffers acids and helps keep pH in check. In healthy people, minute adjustments in the acid-base balance are constantly being made. But this is not the case in the one in nine American adults who have chronic kidney disease. Most often caused by diabetes or hypertension, poorly functioning kidneys have a hard time removing acid from the body, and this often results in a condition known as metabolic acidosis. Predictably, affected patients usually have low serum levels of bicarbonate. Such patients are frequently recommended to eat a low-protein diet so theyll have fewer acidic waste products to deal with. But w Continue reading >>

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