Tag Archives: glucose control

CR Way Glucose Control Reverses Pre-diabetes

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A few years ago, a LivingTheCRWay Contributing Member got a diagnosis of prediabetes from her doctor. At 5.6, her HbA1c was a bit high. Other than that, she was in great health: perfect weight, good all-around scores on blood tests – including cardiovascular assessments. When she asked us for help, we suggested trying to reset the… read more

The Challenge of Giving Up Sugar

To launch The CR Way to Great Glucose Control fall classes, we held the first get-to-know-you community meeting teleconference. This is an open discussion for all participants. Just listening to the reasons why people sign up for the course is helpful. It shows you ways to use CR Way resources to help with your dietary… read more

Invitation: CR Way to Great Glucose Control – Open Meeting!

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The CR Way to Great Glucose Control has its first open meeting teleconference this Sunday at 4 PM. All who have signed up for program or who have it in their membership benefits are encouraged to attend. People learn better in classes of  supportive, like-minded participants. These get-to-know-you teleconferences introduce participants, to the warm, friendly… read more

Better Glucose for Better Living – Longer!

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  When people join LivingTheCRWay, they often want to know how to get started. One of the best ways is to take The CR Way to Great Glucose Control classes. Here, you can get suggestions for foods to choose, delicious recipes, meal plans, the science behind the diet, ten steps to take, and live, hands-on instruction. For… read more

High Glucose after Meals is a Risk Factor

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The CR Way recommends keeping glucose low for optimal health. High fasting glucose levels (above 100 mg/per deciliter) is recognized as a risk factor for diabetes. In fact, clinical laboratories include fasting glucose as a routine measurement in their metabolic panels. However, fasting glucose is only part of the story. High postprandial (after eating) glucose… read more

Glucose Control for Longer Life and Prevention and Reversal of Type 2 Diabetes

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Glucose management is important for many aspects of health. For those hoping to increase healthspan by following a low calorie diet, keeping glucose at healthful low levels is essential. Low blood glucose levels  activate longevity genes. For the 20 million with diabetes and 70 million with prediabetes in the U.S. and the millions more worldwide,… read more

Buckwheat – Glucose Control vs. Gut-lining Damage

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Gather ’round, buckwheat lovers and gluten-sensitive friends. This breakfast is for you! Today we departed from our usual barley breakfast to revisit buckwheat. Buckwheat, like all grain, is really a fruit seed. Buckwheat’s winning component: It doesn’t contain the gluten proteins that in some people causes allergic reactions and sometimes outright damage to the lining… read more

CR Way Recipe for Glucose Control: Black Nile Barley

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Have you ever tried Black Nile Barley? We purchased this delicious, ancient grain recently from Lentz Spelt Farms. Glucose control is important to LivingTheCRWay members, so we decided to test the glucose effects of a  new Black Nile Barley recipe.  You can read more about it by becoming a Healthy Start member and logging into the… read more

Tease Meal Plus Nitric Oxide Produces Extraordinary Glucose Control

LivingTheCRWay suggests using a tease meal™ to increase glucose control. The tease meal is a small serving amount of carbs and a little healthy fat to help stimulate insulin production before you eat your main meal. CR Way 4 Longer Life software users will notice that the tease meal is one of the courses included in the… read more

The Lack of New Diabetes Drugs Makes Glucose Management Even More Important

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Recently, Bristol-Myers Squibb announced that it was getting out of the diabetes drug business. Following that announcement, Takeda Pharmaceuticals – which had high hopes of launching their new diabetes drug Fasiglifam – had to drop it because of liver toxicity problems. Precious few new diabetes drugs appear to be in the pipeline because the FDA… read more