The Virgin Diabetic Podcast

The Virgin Diabetic Podcast

Reverse your type 2 diabetes, lose weight, get your energy back! Denise A. Pancyrz is a Diabetes and Holistic Lifestyle Coach, Speaker, and Author of “The Virgin Diabetic”. Frustrated with the typical diabetes management protocols, Denise stepped away from short-sighted care and made lifestyle changes to eliminate all medication and insulin. Join Denise on this journey to learn and gain insight on reversing the effects of your diabetes.

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November 17, 2021 27 min

Most likely, many of us aren't benefiting from the knowledge of our pharmacists and that's usually because we see them only as "pill dispensers". But the truth of the matter is that having a trustworthy pharmacist can be a tremendous ally and support when dealing with a disease such as Diabetes.

Today we host Dr. Nana Ama Quansah, an incredible Pharmacist, Diabetes Health Coach, aspiring functional Medicine Practiti...

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Statin is a medication to lower your cholesterol. This medication works by blocking a substance in your system that it needs to make cholesterol. 

Based on 2018 statistics, over 35 million Americans are prescribed statins.  There are other drugs that many diabetics are prescribed that also increase your chances of getting diabetes or make things worse.

I do not want anyone running home and throwing away their statin medication. That...

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In today's episode we host Lynne Parmiter Bowman, author of the book BROWNIES FOR BREAKFAST: A cookbook for diabetics and the people who love them.

She defines her book as: "one of the best cookbooks you’ll have on your shelves whether you’re diabetic, pre-diabetic or not. Everything you need to know about sugar substitutes, dairy-free baking, no-carb thickeners, gluten-free options, plant-based protein, sleep, stress, shopp...

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Every day there’s talk about type 2 diabetes.  Year after year and decade after decade. Aren’t you tired of it?  I mean aren’t you tired of not getting your health back?  I normally don’t like to talk math and statistics, but today I think we need to dive in. Don't worry, this episode is more than just scary diabetes statistics, it's also about how to regain your health with a proper and non-boring diet. "We are what we...

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September 15, 2021 23 min

Today we host Sean Zaboroski, Founder and CEO of The Diabetes App.

What is The Diabetes App?
It's a free-to-use application that was created solely for the diabetes community. Its purpose is to connect the diabetes community by acting as a social media platform that allows users to create a profile, post, and chat with one another, while also providing them with support in their diabetes management through offering resources inc...

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September 1, 2021 21 min

Has your doctor ever said to you: "Check your fasting glucose"? So you do it and then...what do you do with that information?
Most of us just write the numbers down and then show them to our doctor. But are you having a deep conversation about these specific numbers and what you're suppose to do with them? If you aren't then you SHOULD. Make sure to listen to find out why.

All these "guidelines" that are thr...

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In today's interview we are talking to Dr. William Hsu about Intermittent Fasting and Fasting Mimicking Diet.

Dr. Hsu received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine residency training at Yale School of Medicine and completed his fellowship training in Endocrinology and Metabolism at Harvard Medical School. He was Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

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42.4% of adult Americans struggle with obesity and of course this is a driver toward diabetes. 11.5% of diabetes patients also become cancer patients.  Whereas 8.9% of people without diabetes become cancer patients.  Over 600,000 people die of cancer every year.  A significant increase in deaths from pancreatic and liver cancers is estimated to continue in the next 2 decades. 
These are scary stats and it shouldn't be this way.

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Today we host Dr. Wilma Hunt-Watts, DPM, DABMSP, FAPWCA. Her background is just AMAZING!

  • She's a Podiatric Physician licensed in the State of NY, is a published contributing author and is an esteemed graduate of Howard University. 
  • She has served as Principal Investigator for the N.I.H. (National Institutes of Health) clinical trial which focuses on “Bio_Sole as a wearable biosensor, that quantifies blood alcohol concentration in...
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    The type 2 diabetes management protocol has not worked in decades for those who want to naturally improve their health and reverse their type 2 diabetes. 
    The management protocol is just that.  You “manage” your glucose levels with multiple medications and for 30% of Americans with diabetes are also prescribed insulin.   
    I’ve seen some doctors indicate that a type 2 diabetic will most likely need insulin after 10-20 years and that t...

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    Denise Flood has over 30 years of experience learning and teaching Energy Work.
    She is the creator of the self-care program, Change Your Frequency, Change Your Life, that incorporates techniques like EFT (tapping), Meditation, Prayer-Work, Essential Oils, and cutting-edge technology like Bemer and Zyto Scans to bring clients greater vitality and joy of living.
    As a Spiritual Meditation Recording Artist, she appears on several compi...

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    Special episode to answer some of your questions. Keep them coming!

    Joe: “My doctor keeps telling me I need a Statin drug because I’m a diabetic. Is it really related?”

    Mariana: “I’m getting frustrated when I eat out at restaurants. I have a healthy meal and my glucose still spikes up. I’m having doubts that I’ll ever improve or reverse my diabetes. Do you think I can still do some good?”

    Anthony: “My doctor says if I lose weight, my ...

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    You've probably heard about Hemp and CBD. There's a lot of buzz about how good and effective CBD is for treating multiple ailments and conditions, such as: anxiety, depression, inflammatory issues, pain relief, sleeping disorders and many more, but there's also quite some confusion about CBD and Marijuana: "Are they the same thing? Would I get high if I consume CBD products?  Is CBD legal? Would it help me if I'...

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    May 5, 2021 31 min

    Just like Jamie and Adam did with urban legends and ancient stories on the Discovery channel, we are BUSTING myths commonly associated with diabetes and food.
    The winning phrase of this episode is: "DO YOUR DUE DILIGENCE" and just like we said on episodes 13 and 15, always read the ingredients' list of the food and beverages you consume.

    GOLD MEDAL QUOTES

    “Too much sugar will increase the need for insulin. Either natural...

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    Nino Magaddino has been a Fitness professional for almost 20 years and started Max Flex Fitness in 2011.  

    Max Flex Fitness specializes in personal training with individuals  who would like to achieve and maintain life changing fitness results, through their customized not "cookie cutter" programs, which include: Balance, Flexibility, Strength, Core and Sports Specific. 
    "We help, guide, lead and open people's minds t...

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    April 7, 2021 18 min

    We all know constant and poorly managed stress isn't healthy for us. The physical and mental consequences are almost infinite. When cortisol levels are high for a long period of time it blocks your body from releasing insulin, meaning the glucose that's in your bloodstream stays there for that extra energy we need because stress is pulling us down.  Our pancreas will try to produce more insulin and so we start unbalancing t...

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     Megan Moriarty is a weight loss Hypnotherapist who helps clients to break through weight loss blocks and finally lose weight for good. Megan believes that your weight loss journey can be fun and easy, and is passionate about instilling this belief deep into her client's minds. Her main offering is her Think Yourself Thin 30-Day group program where she leads clients through a major mind, body, soul transformation. 

    "A lot of...

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    March 3, 2021 27 min

    "Did you know that sugar is more addictive than cocaine?"

    In today's food industry, simple or refined sugars can be found in a wide variety of products and in different presentations: corn syrup, high fructose corn syrup, round rice syrup and so on and so forth. These can be found in protein bars, breakfast bars, white bread, wheat bread, bagels, coffee cakes, doughnuts, pastries, candy, fruit juices, soft drinks, sports...

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    Christine Gautreaux holds a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Social Work and is dedicated to the pursuit of play, joy, art & social justice.  She is co-author of Stillpoint: A Caregivers Playbook to find ease and to take a deep breath and reclaim joy. 
    Christine believes in the power of body wisdom and somatic play to help heal trauma and is a certified InterPlay leader. 
    Her dad was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 199...

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    February 3, 2021 26 min

    This is an episode that can benefit both diabetics and non-diabetics.  Do you constantly suffer from acid reflux? Are you a regular Tums, Rolaids or similar antacid products consumer?.
    If you suffer from heartburn, GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) Peptic Ulcer Disease or Non-Ulcer Indigestion, you've probably been prescribed with Proton Pump Inhibitors or PPIs. Have you ever wondered if these are totally worth taking on a ...

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