Abstract Increasing athletic performance is a common goal among athletes, especially elite athletes. The use of glucose for energy through carbohydrate loading has long been a means of supplying energy during workouts as well as during competitions. One problem with using only glucose for energy needs is that there needs to be a constant supply […]
Below are Research Papers written while in graduate school at the American College of Healthcare Sciences earning my Master’s in Complementary Alternative Medicine.
These are research papers and not meant to diagnose or treat any disease or illness.
Trina Krug Complementary and Alternative Medicine Capstone Project December 2021 Introduction Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) is an autoimmune condition where there is a deficiency in insulin in the body (DiMeglio, Evans-Molina & Oram, 2018). A decrease or lack of insulin in the body will result in elevated blood glucose levels. Elevated blood glucose in T1D
ABSTRACT Diabetes is a disease that affects over 34 million Americans. Prediabetes affects over 88 million Americans. New cases are increasing at a significant rate each year (National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2020). While diet, exercise and insulin therapies exist, there is still a void with a complementary and alternative therapy that diabetic patients can be
ABSTRACT The onset of Type 1 Diabetes is partially affected by genetics and partially affected by environmental factors. Genetic components cannot be changed, but if the environmental components can be identified and modified then the potential to decrease the number of Type 1 Diabetes cases is possible. Gluten has been identified as a possible environmental
ABSTRACT Type 1 Diabetes is a lifelong disease often diagnosed in childhood. The onset of this disease is influenced by genetic predisposition as well as factors in our environment, such as what we eat or drink. One of the environmental factors that has been identified for those predisposed to Type 1 Diabetes is cow’s milk.
ABSTRACT Cancer kills about 600,000 people per year and there are many different forms and severities. There is no ultimate cure for cancer which is why cancer prevention is so important. Cancer cures are being researched all the time. Eating healthy and exercise are well known in terms of their ability to contribute to a
ABSTRACT There was a time when a gluten-free diet was only followed for medical reasons. It has recently become more of a fad diet where people are blindly making a choice to eat gluten-free without taking the time to understand the health ramifications if not done properly. Given the dramatic increase in gluten-free eating, articles