Research Papers

Below are Research Papers written while in graduate school at the American College of Healthcare Sciences earning my Master’s in Complementary Alternative Medicine.

These are research and not meant to diagnose or treat any disease or illness.

Adding Aloe Vera to a diabetic treatment plan can lower HbA1C and fasting blood glucose levels

Trina Krug HERB502 American College of Healthcare Sciences Abstract Diabetes is a disease that affects over 34 million Americans.  Prediabetes affects over 88 million Americans.  New cases are increasing at a significant rate each year (National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2020).  While diet, exercise and insulin therapies exist, there is still a void with a complementary …

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The effects of gluten on type 1 diabetes

Trina Krug NUT501 American College of Healthcare Sciences Abstract The onset of Type 1 Diabetes is partially affected by genetics and partially affected by environmental factors.  Genetic components cannot be changed, but if the environmental components can be identified and modified then the potential to decrease the number of Type 1 Diabetes cases is possible.  …

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Consuming cow’s milk can trigger the onset of Type 1 Diabetes

Trina Krug NUT509 American College of Healthcare Sciences Abstract Type 1 Diabetes is a lifelong disease often diagnosed in childhood.  The onset of this disease is influenced by genetic predisposition as well as factors in our environment, such as what we eat or drink.  One of the environmental factors that has been identified for those …

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Carrot juice and oil have cancer prevention and anticancer properties

Trina Krug NUT510 American College of Healthcare Sciences Abstract Cancer kills about 600,000 people per year and there are many different forms and severities.  There is no ultimate cure for cancer which is why cancer prevention is so important.  Cancer cures are being researched all the time.  Eating healthy and exercise are well known in …

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Negative health effects of a packaged gluten-free diet

Trina Krug RES501 American College of Healthcare Sciences Abstract There was a time when a gluten-free diet was only followed for medical reasons.  It has recently become more of a fad diet where people are blindly making a choice to eat gluten-free without taking the time to understand the health ramifications if not done properly.  …

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