Here’s a good summary of a recent call-in show I hosted on KGNU-Boulder — Shelley . . . From Dr. Jeff Gerber’s blog Jamie Doucet, MD is a local Cardiologist from Boulder Colorado who actually knows a thing or two about nutrition and heart disease prevention. I (Jeff Gerber) had a chance to meet with Dr. Doucet…
“Our data is very reproducible and we don’t understand what would account for the different between our results and theirs.” Mary Gannon, about the new Nuttall/Gannon study showing no difference in the blood sugar response of people when they ate regular pasta, and when they ate Dreamfields “low carb” pasta.
LISTEN: Ketogenic Diet and Alzheimers – Sam Henderson Sam Henderson is back in the news, with the Wall Street Journal reporting on his new Axona “milkshake” that provides medium chain triglycerides for better memory in people with mild cognitive impairment. We’ll share a recent interview with Henderson soon, but in the meantime, here’s one from…
Note – This Post has been updated now to include a transcript with additional explanations. The updated transcript has been reviewed and approved by Dr. Karsenty.
. . . clinicians and scientists discuss ketogenic diets for conditions that include Alzheimer’s, heart disease, diabetes and more.
This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series International Symposium on Saturated Fats Are national nutrition recommendations that urge Americans to limit saturated fat based on bad science? Yes, says Richard Feinman, SUNY Downstate professor and chairman of the Metabolism Society. Listen to Richard Feinman (15 minutes)
The FDA has announced that it will significantly restrict Avandia to Type 2 diabetics who cannot control their diabetes on other medications. Now, why doesn’t the FDA suggest something BETTER than medications? And why does Avandia work in such a risky way?
RON ROSEDALE: My biggest beef with all this is if they did nothing, they probably would be healthier, with the higher blood sugar. I think the drugs are worse than their benefit in lowering the sugar.
Keep your blood sugars low in the hospital, and you may heal faster. That’s the take-home message from this talk, presented by Chistopher Fox, MD, of Boulder Endocrinology in Colorado. Dr. Fox gave this presention at a diabetes education symposium in Boulder around 2008. Listen – Hospital Blood Sugars (30 minutes)
This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series My 2-Hour Glucose Tolerance TestsI may have goofed today, getting a two-hour glucose tolerance test after a weekend bout of flu.