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Post-Low-Carb Meal 5-Hour Glucose Tolerance Test Produces Rather Odd Results by Jimmy M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 10:53pm My arm had so much blood sucked out of it for these tests I just returned late on Thursday from my 3-hour trip up I-85 North to Durham, North Carolina to spend some time with the Triangle (and Beyond) Low-Carb Meetup group there as well as seeing a great low-carb doctor from Duke University named Dr. Eric Westman to co ... Read on »
Blood Glucose Testing and Diabetes Management --- Aarkstore Enterprise by aarks222 Posted Thu 18 Nov 2010 10:09am There has been a dramatic increase in the incidence of diabetes worldwide, which has been exacerbated by the growing obesity problem across the globe. Once thought of as primarily a childhood disease--sometimes referred to as juvenile diabetes, now mostly Type 1 diabetes--the obesity crisis linked to the adoption of a high-fat, high-carbohyd ... Read on »
The Sugar Blues - Why Sugar Is Toxic To The Body by Mike Posted Tue 23 Feb 2010 4:59pm This is lengthy but worth the read. In 1957, Dr. William Coda Martin tried to answer the question: When is a food a food and when is it a poison? His working definition of "poison" was: "Medically: Any substance applied to the body, ingested or developed within the body, which causes or may cause disease. Physically: Any substance which inhi ... Read on »
The Skinny on Body Fat and HIV by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted Sat 12 Sep 2009 10:25pm The Skinny on Body Fat and HIV By Nelson Vergel Summer 2009 Some people with HIV complain of weight and belly fat gain after they start HIV treatment. But researchers have not been able to determine what causes the problem. Some studies actually dispute that there is a problem, and say that people with HIV do not have ... Read on »
The Skinny on Body Fat and HIV by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted Sat 12 Sep 2009 12:00am The Skinny on Body Fat and HIV By Nelson Vergel Summer 2009 Some people with HIV complain of weight and belly fat gain after they start HIV treatment. But researchers have not been able to determine what causes the problem. Some studies actually dispute that there is a problem, and say that people with HIV do not h ... Read on »
Reactive Hypoglycemia after Bariatric Surgery by Pam Tremble Patient Expert Posted Wed 20 Oct 2010 2:07pm Reactive hypoglycemia is becoming more and more commonly diagnosed after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery. Doctors and research clinics are recognizing this trend and are studying the phenomonom. But if you research online, you'll find that the published information is going to discuss extreme cases of "severe hypoglycemia" in patients being stud ... Read on »
Diabetes & Alzheimer's Disease: What's the Link? Part 2 by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Wed 21 Sep 2011 3:01am Diabetes is not a good thing to get.  Uncontrolled or even poorly controlled diabetes can shorten one's life by 6 years while increasing one's risk for strokes, heart attacks, kidney failure, blindness, amputations & erectile dysfunction .  And in a very small study published in January earlier this year , the authors noted that insulin re ... Read on »
HIV Lipodystrophy: Where are we after 10 years? by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 7:28pm From Gay Men's Health Crisis HIV Lipodystrophy: Where Are We After Ten Years? By Nelson Vergel July-December 2007 Note: The following article expresses the opinions and learned lessons of the writer, not of GMHC, Treatment Issues, or their staff. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be taken as such. Ten years h ... Read on »
Dr. Ronald Hoffman Talks With Honest Medicine by Julia S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 14 Sep 2008 3:54pm Dr. Ronald Hoffman is one of this country’s foremost integrative physicians. By this I mean that he uses the best treatments from both conventional and alternative medicine to provide truly integrative (or “intelligent”) care. He is Medical Director of the Hoffman Center in New York, and is also the author of several books, including: “ Intell ... Read on »
Physical Problems and Bipolar Disorder by Michele Soloway Sexton Patient Expert Posted Tue 12 May 2009 6:16pm Hey, y’all – I got some bad news this week.  I went for some routine blood work, and they said I have a thyroid that is simply not working, and now I have to go on medication for it.  Great, another pill on top of all the pills I’m already taking for my bipolar medication — just what I wanted to hear, right? The good news is, my doctor said ... Read on »