Treating, Not Just Preventing, Diabetes with Lifestyle Change

by Dr. Shilpa Saxena MD There is one word that strikes fear in the hearts of every diabetic that I have ever diagnosed in my office.  One word conjures up images of needles, syringes, blood, pricking yourself day in and day out, chasing high blood sugars and low blood sugars to avoid the dismal future […]

Ken’s Recovery Story

by Dr. Shilpa Saxena MD of Forum Health, Tampa It’s story time again. While I enjoy writing educational blogs, my passion lives with patient recovery stories. In the medical world, we call these case studies, but to me that term sounds sterile. These are real people….parents, siblings, children, unique individuals who all have a story […]

Recipe: Chia Seed Pudding

Chia seeds — full of fiber, protein, and omega-3s — are great for boosting metabolism. Try this tasty chia seed pudding for breakfast or dessert.