“Your muscles are blood sugar sponges. So anytime you’re exercising. And in particular, when you’re using the big muscles of the body… that is gonna be really a gift for your bone health and blood sugar regulation.”
–Beverly Yates, ND
Beverly Yates, ND is a licensed Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine who uses her background in MIT Electrical Engineering and her work as a Systems Engineer to create the Yates Protocol, an effective program for people who have diabetes to live the life they love. Dr. Yates is on a mission to help 3 million people heal from type II diabetes and prediabetes.
She’s an internationally recognized speaker and expert in the fields of diabetes and heart disease. She is the author of Heart Health for Black Women: A Natural Approach to Healing and Preventing Heart Disease, and co-author of multiple books, including with Jack Canfield, The Soul of Success, Vol. 2. Dr. Yates has been featured in numerous media outlets.
In today’s episode, she discusses the importance of blood sugar control for our bones and overall health and also gives us some tools we can use right away to help regulate our blood sugar and significantly improve our health. This is a very important topic that is often overlooked!
[02:49] Dr. Beverly’s unconventional start in naturopathic medicine
[10:08] Distinguishing the types of diabetes
[17:53] The blood sugar-bone health connection
[20:20] The secret lifestyle factor affecting your blood sugar
[28:08] How loneliness affects bone and overall health
[34:07] Food and food-timing suggestions for blood sugar regulation
DISCLAIMER – The information presented on this podcast should not be construed as medical advice. It is not intended to replace consultation with your physician or healthcare provider. The ideas shared on this podcast are the expressed opinions of the guests and do not always reflect those of Margie Bissinger and the Happy Bones, Happy Life program.