Healthy Humans

Our Mission

Healthy Humans brings together some of the top integrative medical doctors, mission-critical software and user-interface developers, and foremost patient advocates to build an online platform to improve health outcomes while simultaneously reducing costs.

The Health eHub is an online portal that fosters a strong relationship between patients and their doctors while simultaneously empowering patients to become more involved in preventative care, particularly outside of regular office visits. With a user-friendly interface and straightforward tracking tools, it becomes easy for patients to manage all aspects of their health on a daily basis - with their physicians monitoring at an accessible distance.

Healthy Humans sees the Health eHub™ as an opportunity to revolutionize healthcare by putting physicians back at the center of wellness and reminding Americans that when it comes to their health, an educated proactive approach will reap limitless positive results.




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  • Healthy Humans
    Healthy Humans answered:

    What is hypoglycemia unawareness?

    This is an important issue for people with diabetes. Hypoglycemia means low blood sugar. It is the opposite of hyperglycemia, which means elevated blood sugar. Since diabetes is usually associated with high blood sugar, it may come as a surprise to know that low blood sugar is much more common in diabetics and is...Read More
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    How does diabetes affect the eye?

    Changes to the eye caused by diabetes are collectively known as diabetic retinopathy. Diabetes affects the eye in two ways:
    1. The changing blood sugar levels affect the lens of the eye and blood vessels in the retina
    2. Changes in the lens cause vision to blur with the changing blood sugar levels.
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    What factors influence the use of chromium supplements?

    If you are taking insulin or an oral glucose-lowering medication (especially the sulfonylurea class, such as glyburide or glipizide), speak with your healthcare practitioner before taking chromium, since the mineral supplement can cause blood sugar levels to drop. S/he may need to decrease your current...Read More
  • Healthy Humans
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    What can I do if I have dry eyes or conjunctivitis?

    Most people don't value what they have until they lose it. This truly applies to vision. People don't know they need glasses as a child because they have no frame of reference. Therefore,children's vision must be tested by age 5, especially because 1% of the population has a lazy or unused eye. Only...Read More
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    What is blood vessel disease, and how can I find and treat it?

    The simplest test to identify carotid artery disease is a carotid doppler. This is an ultrasound test that has no radiation. It allows us to look at the carotid artery noninvasively and to detect plaque. In addition, the carotid CIMT can also be measured. This is the thickness of the lining of the blood...Read More
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    How can type 2 diabetes cause nerve disease?

    Due to the disruption of the microcirculation, the nerves can become damaged in diabetes, creating a condition called neuropathy. Typically, patients feel numbness, tingling, or a prickly pins-and-needles sensation in their legs. The numbness in the legs of diabetic patients can be a hazard for injuries....Read More
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    How does diet affect cholesterol levels?

    Diet is one of the primary determinants of a healthy cholesterol level. Improving your diet may profoundly lower cholesterol levels. Although diet alone may not be sufficient to reach your individual target LDL cholesterol level, it is always an essential part of any treatment plan for high chole...Read More
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    What foods should I not eat if I have high blood pressure?

    Foods high in saturated or trans fats, salt, sugar, and processed carbohydrates are best avoided for good health.
    Diet is very important to maintain normal blood pressure. Many dietary factors adversely affectblood pressure. These include being overweight, too much salt (sodium), low fiber, sugar,...Read More
  • Healthy Humans
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    What is the future of type 2 diabetes in America?

    The shape of diabetes in America is changing as demographics of the disease shift. In the past, diabetes has been associated with advancing age, primarily a concern for individuals nearing their 50s and 60s. The current mean age of diagnosis, however, is 46.0, a drop of 6 years from recent averages....Read More
  • Healthy Humans
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    How is peripheral artery disease (PAD) treated?

    Treatment of peripheral artery disease is similar to treatment of carotid artery disease and coronary artery disease. To prevent these diseases we have to give up tobacco use, control blood sugar, have diabetes completely under control, lipids within perfect range, and decreased amounts of inflam...Read More
  • Healthy Humans
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    What role do nuts play in a healthy diet?

    A 2008 study published in Archives of Internal Medicine showed added benefits when nuts were added as a fat source. Nuts (especially walnuts) are high in omega-3 fatty acids, which have many benefits for people with diabetes. Most nuts are also high in monounsaturated fats, which lower bad LDL ch...Read More
  • Healthy Humans
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    How common is type 2 diabetes?

    The rate of type 2 diabetes in America is ballooning, reaching unprecedented proportions in communities throughout the nation. Many questions ensue: Why are so many Americans being diagnosed with the disease? What are the implications of the epidemic? And how can individuals feel empowered in the wake...Read More
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    How can type 2 diabetes cause kidney damage?

    Uncontrolled diabetes results in high circulating blood glucose (sugar) levels, and this injures the small blood vessels (microvasculature) of the kidney (especially in the filtering portion of the kidney, the glomerulus). The damage to the kidney blood vessels starts right away with high blood sugars,...Read More
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    How is vascular disease related to type 2 diabetes?

    Diabetes causes vascular disease if there is too much glucose in the blood. Over time, the excess glucose damages blood vessels throughout the body and vascular disease may result. In addition, many of the risk factors for vascular disease — lack of exercise, high blood pressure, obesity, high triglyceride...Read More
  • Dr. Daphne Goldberg - CITY, AK - Family Medicine

    What are the causes and symptoms of chromium deficiency?

    Conditions such as diabetes and heart disease increase chromium excretion and therefore increase the amount of chromium needed by the body. Mental stress as well as physical injury and trauma also increase chromium excretion, plus they increase the body's need for chromium through another mechanism....Read More