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:

    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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    Does type 2 diabetes cause other health problems?

    In addition to the four main complications of diabetes (kidney disease or nephropathy, eye disease or retinopathy, nerve disease or neuropathy, and vascular disease and heart disease), diabetes can cause several other health problems.

    The most important among these are:
    • Delayed wound healing
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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
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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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    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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    How is peripheral artery disease (PAD) diagnosed?

    Peripheral artery disease can be diagnosed right in the physician's office. This may include a test called an ankle-brachial index. A physician can also diagnose peripheral artery disease in the office simply by taking pulses. Very frequently pulses to the feet or what are called the dorsalis pedis...Read More
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    Does insulin cause atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries)?

    Every time we eat a sugar or a simple carbohydrate, the body produces insulin. For example, if you eat a donut, the body responds by making more insulin to lower blood sugar. Not only does insulin itself cause weight gain in the mid?line and damage to the lining of the arteries, but high insulin...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 is a stroke?

    The brain relies on a system of arteries to keep it constantly supplied with oxygen‐rich blood. If one of these arteries is damaged or blocked, the result is a stroke. When a part of the brain is deprived of its oxygen supply for more than three or four minutes, that portion of the brain begins to...Read More
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    How can I know my overall cardiovascular health?

    There are several ways to determine your overall Cardiovascular Health.

    One of the most famous and validated is what is called the Framingham Risk Assessment. This was born out of the Framingham study, which has been a long‐standing and ongoing study of Cardiac Risk.

    The calculation is scored based...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 chol...Read More
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    What is the relationship between prediabetes and type 2 diabetes?

    People with prediabetes are at much higher risk to develop overt diabetes. The good news is that prediabetes is entirely reversible if a person loses weight, exercises, and changes their diet. Read More
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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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    Can chromium help people with type 2 diabetes?

    Chromium is one of the most common elements in the earth's crust and seawater. It exists in our environment in three different forms: as metallic chromium, as trivalent chromium (Cr 3), and as hexavalent chromium (Cr 6). The most common naturally occurring form is trivalent chromium, which is found...Read More
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    Can coronary artery disease (CAD) be prevented?

    The first question to ask is "What causes coronary artery disease?" The list is very long and extensive, but includes inflammation, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes mellitus, stress and tobacco use. These are just some of the typical causes of coronary artery disease and we need to...Read More