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On this episode of HealthMade radio gain an understanding of the effect of hormones on the blood sugar levels and its impact on your overall health. 

INSULIN RESISTANCE is when your body has an impaired response to insulin, resulting in high levels of glucose in the blood which is a key factor in diabetes Type 2. You can be walking around with elevated blood sugar levels and NOT even know it! It’s subtle, insidious and can go undetected. But it ultimately reaches a boiling point and from there, a series of chain reactions go off in the body. Weight gain (particularly belly fat), brain fog, fatigue and organ damage are tied to insulin resistance. The best thing you can do is get a better understanding of what’s happening with your body.

Your host, Dr. Michael Karlfeldt interviews Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo who specializes in using the wisdom of nature married with modern scientific research to restore balance to hormones with a special emphasis on thyroid, adrenal, and insulin imbalances.

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 Her practitioner training programs empower health and nutrition professionals, including health coaches, physicians, nutritionists, nurses, and others to use functional assessments and natural therapeutics to unravel the mystery of their clients’ complex health challenges, so they become known as go-to practitioners for true healing and lasting results.

Nutritional Endocrinology The study of the medical aspects of hormones, including diseases and conditions associated with hormonal imbalance, damage to the glands that make hormones, and the use of nutrition to support healing.

Dr. Ritamarie is a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic with Certification in Acupuncture and is a Diplomat of the American Clinical Nutrition Board. She is a Certified Clinical Nutritionist with a Master’s degree in Human Nutrition and has completed a 500-hour Herbal Medicine Certification Program. She founded the Institute of Nutritional Endocrinology so that she could be instrumental in transforming our current broken disease-management system into a true health care system where each and every practitioner is skilled at finding the root cause of health challenges.

Dr. Ritamarie has trained and certified hundreds of practitioners in the art of using palate-pleasing, whole fresh food as medicine. As a certified HeartMath® provider, Dr. Ritamarie is passionate about using stress transformation techniques to guide clients to reduce the negative impact of stress on their health.

HealthMade is a community for natural health seekers where we educate people about common health conditions and share extensive research on the most effective natural health treatments. Our core belief is in the innate intelligence and healing power of the body and that, if properly supported spiritually, emotionally, and nutritionally, it can find its way back to health. HealthMade Radio brings you information from integrative health experts from around the world! Your host is Dr. Michael Karlfeldt 

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