G6PD Deficiency and Diabetes Help?

One of the problems with having both G6PD Deficiency and Diabetes, is the lack of safe medication. The most popular glucose reducing drug is Metformin, which is on the avoid list. The only option I have had is exercise, which … Continue reading

G6PD Deficiency and Diabetes Help? was last modified: March 24th, 2015 by Dale Baker

Positive Change

Positive Change. An interesting concept, don’t you think? I once heard a man who was speaking at a seminar say, “only one percent of people will change their lifestyle, even if they know their current lifestyle will kill them”. Which … Continue reading

Positive Change was last modified: January 1st, 2015 by Dale Baker

The Dangers of Iron Overload in G6PD Deficient People

Contrary to popular belief, iron overload does not mean you have been watching too many Iron Man movies. Nor does it mean if you have iron overload, you will become Iron Man. It is a lot more sinister than that, … Continue reading

The Dangers of Iron Overload in G6PD Deficient People was last modified: November 26th, 2014 by Dale Baker

Preventing Disease by Boosting Your Immune System

In today’s world, getting sick can be fatal. Preventing disease by boosting your immune system can be your lifeline. It seems that everyday we hear more about the spread of Ebola in Africa and recently in Europe and the USA. … Continue reading

Preventing Disease by Boosting Your Immune System was last modified: November 20th, 2014 by Dale Baker

G6PD Deficiency and Diabetes Risk

G6PD Deficiency and Diabetes Risk The evidence suggesting there is a link between G6PD Deficiency and diabetes risk continues to increase. An interesting caveat is that in one study it was shown that A1C levels were not elevated in people … Continue reading

G6PD Deficiency and Diabetes Risk was last modified: March 10th, 2014 by Dale Baker

G6PD Deficiency and Chemotherapy

G6PD Deficiency and chemotherapy can be a complex and hazardous combination. I received a letter from a woman who has a G6PDD boyfriend undergoing chemotherapy. They gave him rasburicase which caused severe hemolysis and almost killed him. After I answered … Continue reading

G6PD Deficiency and Chemotherapy was last modified: November 21st, 2013 by Dale Baker

Why the G6PDD Diet is so Important

A person posted on another G6PDD forum this morning that saddened me a great deal. Her son has had to have 17 blood transfusions in his 19 years of life. He has been under the care of a doctor for … Continue reading

Why the G6PDD Diet is so Important was last modified: November 7th, 2013 by Dale Baker

The Controversial Legume

  Legumes have always been a hard sell. People tend to think that as long as their blood work comes back “normal” that everything is okay, but where on the “normal” scale is it falling? Our bodies learn to over … Continue reading

The Controversial Legume was last modified: November 4th, 2013 by Dale Baker

G6PD Deficiency and Type 2 Diabetes

This has been an interesting couple of weeks for me. Twenty some years ago I began losing feeling in my feet. It is a classic symptom of diabetes, but for over twenty years I have been told that I do … Continue reading

G6PD Deficiency and Type 2 Diabetes was last modified: July 13th, 2013 by Dale Baker