Nutrition, Diabetes Weight Loss Center

Diabetes Early Detection

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention, C.D.C., states that one third of U.S. adults (35.7%) are obese. Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and sleep apnea leading to premature death. Take the “Body by Vi” challenge. It is a Heart Smart Meal Replacement which can help you lose weight, along with exercise, and may help to reduce the development of diabetes. Visit our website at www.mjumber.myvi.net to order.

The CDC has tracked that Type 2 Diabetes in the U.S. is on the rise at an alarming rate. The CDC estimates that nearly 26 million people have diabetes and an additional 79 million are pre-diabetic. Within 5 minutes, we can perform an A1C test which gives us a 90 day average of your blood glucose level. We will advise you, based on your number, to seek medical diagnosis and treatment. Since many patients see their dentist more frequently than their physician, we as dentists are in a unique position to help screen for diabetes and hopefully prevent it. Sugar damages your immune system; it robs your bones of minerals and guess what? It causes tooth decay. Sugar is the culprit. We will perform a diet analysis, make corrective changes to limit sugar consumption and give healthy alternatives suggestions.