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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    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 in...Read More
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    Diabetic retinopathy can appear in three forms, macular edema, background retinopathy (BDR), and proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR). Macular edema is swelling in the center of the retina without involvement of the periphery. BDR is leakage of blood vessels around the macula and the optic nerve...Read More
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    Awareness of our eye health is very important. For example, if you don't recover from the glare caused by oncoming headlights within 10 seconds, your retina might need more nourishment.You should also be aware if you have trouble with distant signs, focusing on a computer, or reading. This may indicate...Read More
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    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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    Macular edema is swelling in the macula (the center of the retina) with an alteration in the normal structure with fluid areas, exudates or even hemorrhages. The very center of the macula is called the fovea where the most precise vision occurs. This swelling invariably will affect the fovea and...Read More
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    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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    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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    A cataract refers to the clouding of lens of the eye, which is normally clear. During cataract surgery, this clouded lens is removed and is generally replaced with a permanent implant. The new lens allows the eye to focus appropriately.
    Just because you are diagnosed with cataracts does not necessarily...Read More
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    Red yeast rice is a popular cholesterol lowering dietary supplement that contains very low levels of statin-like substances. Statins are the main drugs used today to lower cholesterol. They have been shown to significantly reduce the risk of heart attack in high risk individuals. Small shortterm...Read More
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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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