Blood Sugar Stabilization: Addressing Prediabetes in Clinical Practice

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By Natural Medicine Journal

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 3 Americans have prediabetes and more than 84% don’t even know they have it. That's one reason that addressing prediabetes in clinical practice is absolutely critical. In this interview, Robert Graham, MD, FACP, who is board-certified in both internal and integrative medicine, discusses his approach to identifying, reversing, and treating prediabetes. Graham will also highlight some key natural blood sugar stabilizers that he uses in his practice.

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Approximate listening time: 29 minutes

Continuing Education Credits Available

This podcast interview qualifies for 0.5 general continuing education (CE) units. The Oregon Board of Naturopathic Medicine has approved this educational content for 0.5 “general” CE units for naturopathic physicians. Naturopathic physicians licensed in any U.S. state except California may obtain general CE by listening to this podcast and completing a 10-question test on the material contained within the clinical topic. Click the button below to take the test for FREE, thanks to an educational grant from Sugarbreak. Upon successful completion, you will receive an email confirming you passed. This CE approval may also qualify for the CE requirements of other practitioner types.

About the Expert

Dr Graham

Chef Robert E. Graham, MD, MPH, is the cofounder of FRESH Medicine an integrative health and wellness center in NYC. FRESH is an acronym for their five ingredients for health: food, relaxation, exercise, sleep, and happiness. Graham is a Harvard-trained physician, board-certified in internal and integrative medicine, who obtained his culinary degree from the Natural Gourmet Institute. In 2019, he launched an online school called FRESHMEDU with his wife Julie and developed a line of medically tailored meals with Performance Kitchen. Follow their work at @freshmednyc.

Graham received his medical degree from the School of Medicine at Stony Brook University Medical Center and completed his residency in internal medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital. He earned a masters of public health from the Harvard School of Public Health while completing 3 fellowships in general internal medicine, complementary and integrative medical therapies, and medical education at Harvard Medical School.

About the Sponsor

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About the Author

Natural Medicine Journal is an electronic peer-reviewed journal and open access website dedicated to the field of integrative medicine.