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Procrastination and the Dietary Guidelines

If it weren’t for the last minute, nothing would ever get done.  So it goes with my CME (Continuing Medical Education), a rather boring venture most times.  That is, until I discover a hidden gem . . . Nearing the … Continue reading

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What is the impact of sugar/carbohydrate intake?

We rarely stop to think about how remarkable the human body is at managing everything we put in our mouths.  There are intricate mechanisms for maintaining an appropriate balance (homeostasis) of innumerable electrolytes, vitamins, minerals, and nutrients.  There are probably … Continue reading

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Why not follow the conventional dietary advice for managing diabetes?

Because it’s not working, as evidenced by any of the following: You still have diabetes.  Chances are, your doctors believe that diabetes is a chronic, progressive disease, primarily because that is what they were taught. That is not true, unless … Continue reading

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This blog originated out of my frustration with the state of nutrition in the inpatient (hospital) setting.  There were (and continue to be) far too many times that I have walked into a room of a patient with diabetes (usually … Continue reading

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