About Carla Hightower, MD

Carla Hightower, MD is an integrative health coach. She provides an online group health coaching program for diabetes. In this online course, she educates clients on how to improve the underlying diet and lifestyle factors causing insulin resistance, the hallmark of type 2 diabetes. Clients learn how to help the body heal itself and reduce the need for medication. Quality of life is greatly improved.

How to Eat Healthier for the Holidays

By | November 19th, 2017|General, Health|

During the holidays, it is really hard to eat healthy foods. If you’re going out to a holiday party or family gathering, you need to know how to have fun and stay well. Here are some effective strategies to help you eat [...]

5 Tips to Reverse Diabetes Naturally

By | November 4th, 2017|General, Health, Nutrition|

People experiencing diabetes can take steps to reverse diabetes and restore their health rather than slowly watching their health decline. Instead of just managing the disease, it is possible to prevent and reverse insulin resistance (characteristic of type 2 diabetes) [...]

5 Nutrition Mistakes to Avoid

By | September 7th, 2017|Exercise, Health, Nutrition|

Getting your nutrition right is the most important way to prevent or reverse disease.  To protect your health, avoid these 5 nutrition mistakes. #1 Eating everything in moderation Well-meaning doctors and nutritionists often tell patients to eat everything in moderation. [...]

Overcoming Obstacles to Health

By | August 16th, 2017|General, Health, Nutrition|

People reach their goals by overcoming the inevitable obstacles that arise. In this blog post I discuss how to overcome obstacles to health. Many people wish to improve their health, but get stuck because adopting new habits is fairly hard. Healthy habits are often [...]

5 Health Tips for Busy People

By | August 15th, 2017|Health, Nutrition|

Life is demanding and many people feel that they do not have enough time to properly take care of their health. In this post, I am sharing 5 health tips for busy people. # 1 Get 7 to 9 hours [...]

How to Get Healthy and End Chronic Disease

By | August 14th, 2017|General, Health|

Many people are struggling to control chronic diseases, like diabetes, high blood pressure, and inflammatory conditions. Yet nothing seems to be working. They are visiting their doctors, taking numerous medications, and still feeling unwell. In this post, I will show [...]

This Year Be Healthier Than Your Car

By | December 31st, 2016|General, Health|

“If I’d known I was going to live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself” – Mickey Mantle Live a Long Healthy Life Time is limited and we cannot control how much we are going to get. However, [...]

Everything We Truly Need for Diabetes

By | November 30th, 2016|Health, Nutrition|

The incidence of diabetes has increased dramatically over the last 25 years and continues to rise. In 1980, the global prevalence of diabetes was 4.7% compared to 8.5% in 2014. The World Health Organization indicates that there are 422 million [...]

How Eggs Cause Prostate Cancer

By | September 30th, 2016|General, Health|

In men with early stage prostate cancer, studies show that eggs promote the growth and spread of the disease. Research suggests that choline (a substance found in eggs, poultry, and meat) promotes prostate cancer. Eggs increase the risk of lethal [...]

Legumes Prevent and Reverse Diabetes

By | July 31st, 2016|General, Health, Nutrition|

Legumes (Beans, lentils, chickpeas, and split peas) are powerful foods that help prevent and reverse diabetes. Alternatively, meat creates health problems that increase your risk of developing diabetes. What occurs in diabetes? In diabetes, elevated blood sugar occurs because either your pancreas fails [...]