Daily Health & Fitness

Essential Oils: Nature’s Medicine Cabinet

Essential Oils: Nature’s Medicine Cabinet 6/20/2017 by Miranda Murray Essential oils are a form of aromatherapy or “alternative medicine” that may possess medicinal qualities.  They are acquired by extracting the herbal essences from plants by a process of cold pressing […]

Are you getting enough sleep? All natural sleep remedies.

Are you getting enough sleep!?  I’d wager that most of you probably said “no.”  As a full believer in natural and holistic living, I’d love to take a look at some natural sleep remedies to help us all sleep better! […]

Diabetic Health Tips & News

How Much Insulin is Wasted Annually?

Is Insulin Wasted or is it Just the Cost of Being Healthy? A recent study (April 2017) by Kantar Health and Eli Lilly & Company looked at the usage habits of individuals with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes and […]

GMS News & Products

Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer with Techni-Ice!

Summer has arrived!  Enjoy the weather while keeping your food, medications, beverages and even your dog cool this Summer by using Techni-Ice from Group Med Shop! What is Techni-Ice? Techni-Ice is a reusable, dry-ice freezer pack that stays cool for […]

Daily Health & Fitness

So many diets…Which one is best for you?

Over the past 40 years, it seems that there is constantly a new “diet” around every corner.  New things to avoid plus new things to incorporate in your life – where do you even begin?!  I’ve gathered information on 6 […]

Daily Health & Fitness

Kombucha – Drink To Your Health!

Kombucha (pronounced “com-boo-cha”) is known as the elixir of immortal health – and, once you try it, you’ll know why. Kombucha is fermented black or green tea.  It’s made during a process of fermenting tea with sugar and a SCOBY […]

Chronic Inflammation and Your Diet

Chronic Inflammation and Your Diet Inflammation is your body’s natural defense against injury, infection or illness.  It’s a completely natural and necessary reaction to a cold or a broken wrist.  However, chronic inflammation (CI) can lead to cancer, diabetes, heart disease and […]

What is Fasting?

Intermittent Fasting What is fasting?  Won’t we go into starvation mode?  Isn’t skipping meals unhealthy?  No and nope.  Fasting is an ancient practice that involves cycling between periods of eating and fasting.  In the world we live in, food is […]

Yoga and Diabetes – Controlling Stress and Stimulating Metabolic Action

Yoga and Diabetes Staying active should play a large role in managing diabetes.  Have you thought about giving yoga a try?  Yoga has been shown to improve blood sugar levels and help lower blood pressure; but the benefits don’t stop […]

Why Visceral Fat is so Dangerous

In short, “visceral fat” is belly fat – “excess intra-abdominal adipose tissue accumulation.”  Here, we will take a look at the dangers of too much of this belly fat and what can be done do to reduce it. There are 2 […]