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 answered:

    How common are cataracts in people with diabetes?

    In adult-onset diabetes mellitus, cataracts are very common. The two reasons for this increased prevalence is the fact that high blood sugars affect the health of the lens of the eye, and diabetics are evaluated more often than the rest of the population. 

    High levels of blood sugar eventually...Read More
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    What additional factors may determine my risk of coronary heart disease?

    Cardiac risk factors include both what would be considered modifiable and non modifiable. Nonmodifiablerisk is really imparted by age and genetics, for which you can't control. The vast majority of risk, however, is based on lifestyle choices that are indeed modifiable. It is estimated that 75% of all chronic diseases are lifestyle...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
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    What foods should I avoid if I want to lower my cholesterol?

    If you have high cholesterol, it is best to eat a reduced fat diet. Dietary fat should be limited to 25-30% of daily caloric intake. It is especially important to reduce saturated fat from red meat and high fat dairy products (butter, cheese, milk) to less than 10%. Also, so called "trans fats"or "partially hydrogenated"...Read More
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    What should people with diabetes eat when their blood sugar level is low?

    When a person with diabetes senses their blood sugar is low, they should check their blood sugar to confirm that it is low with home blood sugar testing methods, if available. If these methods are not readily available, is it best to self-treat with sugar replacement as soon as possible. This is because...Read More
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    How is type 2 diabetes diagnosed?

    Diabetes is typically diagnosed by measuring the blood sugar level. This is typically done in a medical laboratory or doctor's office on a small sample of blood, or at home or other location with a glucometer or automatic measuring device. Since blood sugar can fluctuate moment to moment, there are...Read More
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    In terms of treatment, what is vitrectomy?

    Vitrectomy was first introduced in the 1970s as a mechanical technique to removed the vitreous fluid after bleeding that would not subside. By the introduction of fine needle like instruments through one millimeter openings in the sclera (white of the eye), debris hemorrhage scar or membranes can...Read More
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    What is type 2 diabetes?

    The number of people diagnosed with diabetes or at risk of developing diabetes is at an all-time high, and it's estimated that nearly one half of all children born in the United States today will get diabetes sometime in their lives.

    Type 2 diabetes is the most prevalent form, affecting approximately...Read More
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    What kinds of diets lower my risk for type 2 diabetes?

    A whole foods diet (fresh foods in their natural state versus processed and "fast foods") is the best diet strategy for anyone, including those individuals with diabetes. For a more structured approach, after years of studies and research in the diabetes community, it appears that the most successful strategy...Read More
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    What is the role of fish oil in high cholesterol?

    Omega-3 rich fish oils are found in certain nuts and seeds (such as walnuts and flax seeds) andcold water northern fish (wild Alaskan salmon, cod, mackerel, sardines, and herring). A diet rich in fish oil has been associated with a significantly lower risk of having a heart attack or experiencing...Read More
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    What is the role of inflammation in high cholesterol?

    Today it is understood that inflammation within the arterial wall is a key factor in the progression of atherosclerosis. This process begins in the early teenage years and progresses over decades in genetically susceptible individuals.
    The process of fatty deposits in the arteries begins with elevated cho...Read More
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    How safe is LASIK surgery?

    LASIK surgery, short for "laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis," is the most common surgery performed to correct visual acuity. During LASIK a laser creates a circular flap in the cornea, which allows the removal of some corneal tissue, also by laser. The result is a reshaped cornea that is meant...Read More
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    What treatments are there for blurred vision and dizziness?

    There are many reasons that we might feel dizzy or lightheaded, and feeling dizzy and seeing double at the same time may be the sign of a very serious medical condition.
    First, identify your sensation of dizziness. Vertigo is the feeling of being in motion. With this uncomfortable condition, things...Read More
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    How serious are cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration?

    A prior article discussed two eye problems to consider: conjunctivitis and dry eyes. This article focuses on three others that should be considered: cataracts, glaucoma, and maculardegeneration.
    Cataracts: Opacification of the normally clear lens of the eye. Since the lens of the eye has no blood...Read More
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    What foods can help lower cholesterol?

    If you have high cholesterol, it is best to eat a reduced fat diet. Dietary fat should be limited to 25-30% of daily caloric intake. It is especially important to reduce saturated fat from red meat and high fat dairy products (butter, cheese, milk) to less than 10%. Also, so called "trans fats" or "partially hydrogenated"...Read More