Caffeine Can Decrease Insulin Sensitivity in Humans – (02-27-02)

Caffeine Can Decrease Insulin Sensitivity in Humans

This is a biggie!! Coffee is unquestionably abused heavily here in the US. Although most practitioners have hopefully never views this as a anything but an unhealthy practice, we now have additional reasons to make sure our patients are avoiding coffee. With any coffee drinker, a physician must always look at why the patient is drinking the coffee; many times it is as an energy boost. In this case adrenal function must be assessed and supported. I know I am singling out coffee and not bashing tea, but I firmly believe that tea has other components in it that override the potential adverse effects of the caffeine.

Dia Care — Abstracts: Keijzers et al. 25 (2): 364

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.