Diabetes Diagnosis and Treatment

November 07, 2021 By Donald Maynard, MD In Health
Diabetes is a hormonal condition in which an individual experiences consistently high blood sugar levels. When the glucose levels in the blood are persistently too high, this can ultimately impact the body’s organs and tissues, resulting in long-term damage.  Understanding Insulin Diabetes is due...

Diabetes 101: A Breakdown of Diabetes for the Bariatric Patient

October 24, 2021 By Donald Maynard, MD In Health
Understanding Diabetes
Diabetes mellitus (DM) is an endocrine (hormonal) disorder characterized by frequently high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period of time. Our glucose (sugar) levels in our blood are tightly regulated by insulin (a hormone made by the pancreas), which is designed to keep our bloo...

How Sleep can Help You Achieve Optimal Health and Weight Loss

June 01, 2021 By Donald Maynard, MD In Health
Getting a good night’s rest is an essential aspect of achieving overall wellness. Sleep is the time when your body can heal and repair itself and impacts many of your bodily functions, including your mood, mental clarity, immune system, weight, and overall health. The Science of Sleep While yo...

Steps to a Better Night’s Sleep for Better Health

June 01, 2021 By Donald Maynard, MD In Health
Sleep is the foundation of nearly every aspect of your health, from your focus, your mood, your energy levels, and your correlation to diseases. So not only is it essential to get enough sleep each night, but it is also important to get good quality rest so your body can heal and repair itself.&nbsp...