Diabetes Treatment Council Bluffs IA

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Isam Marar
(712) 328-9100
2201 W Broadway Ste 9
Council Bluffs, IA
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Xiuhua Gao, MD PHD
(402) 280-1809
2500 California Plaza Criss II Rm 515,
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Marc Stephen Rendell, MD
(402) 280-4319
601 N 30th St
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1972

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Robert R Recker
(402) 280-4277
601 N 30th St Ste 4820
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Timothy O Wahl
(402) 561-2740
4242 Farnam St
Omaha, NE
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Isam Marar, MD
(712) 328-9100
2201 W Broadway
Council Bluffs, IA
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Jordan, Fac Of Med, Amman, Jordan
Graduation Year: 1990

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Claire Hutchins Baker, MD
(402) 561-2740
4242 Farnam St Ste 460
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1998
Hospital
Hospital: St Elizabeth Hospital, Wabasha, Mn

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Robert Roy Recker, MD
(402) 280-4187
601 N 30th St Ste 5766
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1963
Hospital
Hospital: Alegent Health Center For Ment, Omaha, Ne
Group Practice: Creighton Medical Associates

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Dr.Timothy Wahl
(402) 561-2740
4242 Farnam St # 460
Omaha, NE
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1974
Speciality
Endocrinologist
General Information
Hospital: Clarkson Memorial Hosp, Omaha, Ne
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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John C Gallagher, MD
(402) 280-4518
601 N 30th St Ste 6712
Omaha, NE
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Manchester, Fac Of Med, Manchester (352-08 Prior 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1964

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Yoga and Diabetes

One of the most common causes for deaths in the United States is diabetes. On an average, around 18 million Americans suffer from it. Diabetes occurs when the body fails to produce or use insulin, which converts sugar, starches and other food items into energy.

Diabetes is basically divided into two types: Type 1 diabetes and Type 2 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is caused due to the non-production of insulin and cannot be cured by yoga. Here the patient needs to use insulin shots or insulin pumps. On the other hand, Diabetes 2, which is caused by improper life style or stress-related ailments, can be effectively treated by yoga, if not cured fully. This is the most common form of diabetes and can be developed by anyone.

Yoga not only complements the lifestyle changes which are required to keep the diabetic symptoms under control, but also helps a lot in creating a life that is full of happiness and vitality. Yoga exercises reduce the harmful effects of stress-related ailments.

The most important yoga exercise for the people suffering from diabetes is sun salutation. What it tends to do is that it increases your blood supply to various parts of the body and hence improves the insulin administration in the body. This exercise is so effective that the benefits can be experienced instantly if four rounds are done within a minute. If practiced slowly, it gives the benefits of asanas.

After sun salutation, asanas proves as the most beneficial in the treatment for diabetes. Asanas gives stability and comfort to the body. Due to the various twisting and stretching experienced during the asanas, the internal organs of the body are stretched and subjected to strain. This results in the increase of blood supply and oxygen supply to the organs, thereby increasing its efficiency and functioning. The various asanas which prove beneficial for a diabetes patient are Dhanurasana, Ardhamatsyendrasana, Vajrasana Yoga Mudra, Pavan Muktasana, Sarvangasana, Halasana and Matsyasana.

After asanas, comes the pranayamas. Pranayamas has a calming effect on mind, brain and nervous system, which reduces the stress levels and thus helps in the treatment of diabetes. Pranayamas also increase the oxygen levels and reduces carbon dioxide levels in the blood. However, an important thing which has to be remembered while practicing the pranayamas is that it should be practiced under the expert guidance of a Yoga Guru.

Practice of meditation is also required for diabetic treatment a...

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