Cardio-Metabolic Disease is the leading cause of death to Americans since WWII according to the CDC. By taking a look under the hood we can see that heart disease is just not about LDL. Heart disease is a constellation of metabolic dysfunctions. Insulin resistance, obesity, hyperlipidemia, high blood pressure, and Type 2 diabetes (T2D).
How does Integrative Therapy differ from Allopathic?
Taking an integrative approach with the patient is harder than just taking a pill. Lifestyle and Nutrition are critical. Once a baseline is met using diet and lifestyle adjustments, evidence-based supplements can be used and medications can be more thoughtfully prescribed. There is overwhelming data linking poor lifestyle to chronic disease.
- Weight loss is by far the best treatment for insulin sensitivity problems.
- Mediterranean Diet
- High fiber foods. (30 – 100 grams per day.)
- Low glycemic foods.
- Increase omega fatty acids. Omega Index
- K2 plus D3
- ALA, vanadium, chromium all improve insulin receptivity and receptor expression.
Visit my Fullscript Dispensary for more info on supplements I recommend.
As always, if you have questions, please reach out.
Thanks, Bob Wood, R.Ph.