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Clinical Focus: Low-carb diets increase your risk of dying—Really? Part 1
August 23, 2018
A new Lancet study purports to demonstrate that popular low-carb diets are unhealthy and dangerous. But the study is rife with errors that call its conclusions into doubt. Plus, it’s contradicted by other previous, even-larger studies. We’ll take a deep-dive on the Lancet study’s methodological flaws, and learn why it’s a disservice to those tens of millions of sufferers of metabolic disorders worldwide, curable through carefully administered low-carb diets. Why, then, is an uncritical press so willing to swallow these conclusions hook-line-and-sinker? Click HERE for part 2.



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Clinical Focus: Low-carb diets increase your risk of dying—Really? Part 2

Dr. Hoffman continues challenging a new Lancet study that purports to demonstrate that popular low-carb diets are unhealthy and dangerous. Click HERE for part 1.



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Clinical Focus: Hemoglobin A1c, what is it, and why does it matter? Part 1
July 5, 2018
HemoglobinA1c (HbA1c) has been touted as one of the most important blood tests you can get. It reveals how well you’re controlling your blood sugar. Some experts recommend that you strive to get your HbA1c as low as possible—5.0 or less. But health authorities recently issued new guidelines arguing for leniency in HbA1c targets. Which is it? How do we reconcile these opposing viewpoints? What does HbA1c actually measure? Why does it offer a “window” into all the cells in your body? Why do doctors sometimes ignore borderline HbA1cs? Why could that be detrimental to patients? What are some of the sources of inaccuracy in HbA1c? What other tests shed light on HbA1c results? Which nutraceutical has been shown to improve HbA1c? Click HERE for part 2.



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Clinical Focus: Hemoglobin A1c, what is it, and why does it matter? Part 2

Dr. Hoffman continues his discussion on HemoglobinA1c (HbA1c), which has been touted as one of the most important blood tests you can get. Click HERE for part 1.



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ENCORE: The Whole30 Diet, Part 1
February 15, 2018
What is the Whole30? Is it right for you? How does it compare to some of the other Paleo-style diets out there? Is it scientifically valid? Are some of the challenges to the Whole30 justified? Does it call for too drastic food prohibitions? What types of conditions are most responsive to the Whole30? What’s left to eat? Is it do-able? What are people saying about the Whole30? What’s Dr. Hoffman’s final verdict? Click HERE for part 2.



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ENCORE: The Whole30 Diet, Part 2

Dr. Hoffman continues his review of the Whole30 Diet. Click HERE for part 1.



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Clinical Focus: Trump’s Physical, Part 1
January 30, 2018
What’s the truth about President Trump’s physical? Is he at death’s door, or is he in “excellent” health as claimed by his White House physician? How to interpret his cholesterol numbers? What do his coronary calcium scores tell us about his heart risk? How was his mental acuity evaluated? What other tests would have yielded more information? Can longevity be reduced to an equation? What other ineffable factors besides diet and exercise contribute to survival? How does Trump compare to previous presidents? What’s the biggest risk factor for a chief executive to die in office? Click HERE for part 2.



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Clinical Focus: Trump’s Physical, Part 2

Dr. Hoffman continues his in-depth analysis of President Trump's physical examination. Click HERE for part 1.



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Clinical Focus: Gall Bladder Disease, Part 1
September 7, 2017
It's clear from studying populations like the Navajo of the U.S. Southwest and the Bedouins of Saudi Arabia that gallstones are associated with Westernized lifestyles. When diet and exercise patterns change, and rates of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease increase, so too does the incidence of gall bladder disease. What are the "5 F's" that are risk factors for gallstones? How are gallstones formed? Is it true that excess dietary fat is the culprit? Does the "liver/gall bladder flush" remove stones? Can stones be dissolved without surgery? Should you buck your doctor's suggestion that you need surgery? What diet was shown in a 1968 study to confer 100% protection against gall bladder attacks? What are the 19 ways you can prevent or reverse gallstones? Click HERE for part 2.



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Clinical Focus: Gall Bladder Disease, Part 2

Dr. Hoffman continues his talk on the prevention and treatment of Gall Bladder Disease. Click HERE for part 1.



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