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This week marks the official launch of the “holiday season.” It’s supposed to be a joyous time, full of fellowship and hope, but for many it’s a time of stress and gluttony. We embark on a non-stop “potlatch” of overeating…read more
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Q: I am a 46 year old male, weighing 260 pounds at 5’9” tall. I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes six years ago. My most recent Hemoglobin A1c (HgbA1c) was 8. My current medications are Metformin, Lantus and Altace. I…read more
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Myth /miTH/ noun: a widely held but false belief or idea [Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary] Myths abound about supplements, so let’s tackle some of the most common with a Recommended Daily Allowance of the facts. 1) If you eat a healthy…read more
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Q: My sister is 59 years old and has gone from osteopenia to osteoporosis. A year ago she started Fosamax, strontium, 350 mg calcium, 1000 IU vitamin D and 450 mg magnesium among other vitamins including fish oil. She is fairly…read more
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…and turn supplements into drugs. What is this agency thinking? Action Alert! What the FDA does about supplements is usually complicated—we think intentionally so, in order to confuse Congress and critics. Bear with us as we try to disentangle the threads….read more
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by Ronald L. Hoffman, M.D.
How to Talk with Your Doctor is a book for patients and doctors alike. It arms patients with the tools and knowledge they need to communicate better with physicians about using the best high-tech and alternative treatments. At the same time, it helps doctors balance their skepticism of complementary and alternative approaches with open-mindedness.
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