Diabetes Treatment Missoula MT

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William A Reynolds, MD
(406) 549-7313
429 King St
Missoula, MT
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington University : MD: 1956
Graduation Year: 1956

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Christopher M Corsi, MD
(406) 721-5600
500 W Broadway St
Missoula, MT
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1986

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Nancy Eyler
(406) 327-4791
2831 Fort Missoula Rd
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Family Practice, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Ruth Louise Sampson, MD
(406) 728-1985
PO Box 9167
Missoula, MT
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1973

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Michele Danicich
(406) 327-4791
2831 Fort Missoula Rd
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Endocrinology

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William A Reynolds, MD MACP
(406) 549-7313
429 King St
Missoula, MT
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo
Graduation Year: 1956

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Christopher M Corsi
(406) 721-5600
500 West Broadway
Missoula, MT
Specialty
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Nancy Read Eyler, MD
(406) 327-4353
2835 Fort Missoula Rd Ste 101
Missoula, MT
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Suny At Stony Brook Hlth Sci Ctr, Stony Brook Ny 11794
Graduation Year: 1980

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Michele A Danicich, MD
(406) 327-4353
2835 Fort Missoula Rd
Missoula, MT
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1992

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Satsang Music
(406) 726-4448
PO Box 268
Arlee, MT
Yoga Styles
Kirtan and ecstatic chant

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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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