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:

    Are there general recommendations for diet to reduce high blood pressure?

    People who consume a vegetarian diet often have significantly lower blood pressure than those who do not. Vegetarian and vegetarian like diets contain more potassium, calcium, magnesium,vitamin c, complex carbohydrates (starches), essential fatty acids, and fiber. All of these key food nutrients...Read More
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    I have diabetes; can I prevent a heart attack or stroke?

    Steps to prevent a heart attack or stroke if you have diabetes include limiting all of your risk factors and maintaining an optimal HgA1C. What that means is lowering your blood sugar. The way to lower your blood sugar is to decrease the number of calories you consume. Also, you can lower your blood...Read More
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    How can type 2 diabetes cause eye disease?

    High blood sugar, if uncontrolled and continuing over several years, can cause the walls of the small blood vessels (capillaries) in the retina of the eye to thicken and scar and to become weakened and form small outpouchings (microaneurysms) that can rupture (hemorrhage) in the retina. Disruptions...Read More
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    What causes insulin resistance?

    The cause of insulin resistance is complex and is still a very active area of research. It appears that a certain type of fat tissue, fat that is contained in the abdomen (also called visceral adipose tissue), produces certain hormones and other substances that together cause insulin resistance. This was a major...Read More
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    What are the causes of high cholesterol?

    Cholesterol levels are mainly determined by the interaction of your genetics, diet and lifestyle choices. One of the primary causes for elevated cholesterol in Western cultures is diet. While you cannot alter your genetic code, by maintaining a healthy weight through a personalized eating plan and...Read More
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    What is glucose?

    One of the most amazing facts of biology is that all cells are built from the same building blocks. Whether it is bacteria or an ant, algae or a tree, a crab or a fish, a dog, a cat or even a human being, all living things have the same chemical building blocks from the same four categories: proteins,...Read More
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    Is glaucoma more prevalent in people who have diabetes?

    Yes, glaucoma is more prevalent in diabetics. The reason being that diabetics may develop multi?system disease. What does that mean? Diabetics can develop small vessel disease in the heart, kidney, the eye, and elsewhere. By developing reduced blood flow to the eye, the disease process called Glaucoma...Read More
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    What other medical problems can type 2 diabetes cause?

    Type 2 diabetes causes four main complications:
     
    • Diabetic kidney disease or nephropathy
    • Diabetic eye disease or retinopathy
    • Diabetic nerve disease or neuropathy
    • Diabetic vascular disease and heart disease
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    What are the types of blood lipids and what do they do?

    The first blood lipid test that everyone is most familiar with is total cholesterol. This tells us the amount of circulating cholesterol in your blood. This is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to understanding blood lipids. The total cholesterol can then be further broken down to include the HDL or...Read More
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    How can I get my cholesterol level checked?

    It is very easy to get your cholesterol checked. Always first ask your doctor for assistance and a prescription. Check with your local hospital, pharmacy, community center, township building or county medical society for info on sponsored "screenings". When you have your results, consult with a physician to...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 is prediabetes?

    Prediabetes refers to the syndrome of insulin resistance and elevated insulin levels that is usually associated with obesity and the accumulation of a certain kind of fat called abdominal, truncal, or visceral fat. This is fat tissue that is deep in the abdominal cavity and is very different from...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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    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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