Study says strict diet may reverse diabetes

People with Type 2 diabetes could reverse their condition by following a very low calorie diet, according to new medical research in Britain.Amplify’d from http://www.rte.ieStudy says strict diet may reverse diabetesPeople with Type 2 diabetes could reverse their condition by following a very low calorie diet, according to new medical research in Britain.The report follows … Continue reading Study says strict diet may reverse diabetes

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Eenefits of high levels of vitamin D was “inconsistent and/or conflicting

After reviewing the data, the committee concluded that the evidence for the benefits of high levels of vitamin D was “inconsistent and/or conflicting and did not demonstrate causality.” Evidence also suggests that high levels of vitamin D can increase the risks for fractures and the overall death rate and can raise the risk for other … Continue reading Eenefits of high levels of vitamin D was “inconsistent and/or conflicting

Why We Make Mistakes

Psychology, neuroscience, and economic and the science of human errorAmplify’d from http://www.amazon.comWhy We Make Mistakes: How We Look Without Seeing, Forget Things in Seconds, and Are All Pretty Sure We Are Way Above Average [Paperback] Joseph T. Hallinan Joseph T. Hallinan (Author) › Visit Amazon's Joseph T. Hallinan Page Find all the books, read about … Continue reading Why We Make Mistakes

7 Years After the MGB

7 Years After the MGBAmplify’d from http://www.facebook.comSelect: All, Read, NoneShowAllUnreadMGBBetween You and Rebecca Redman Rebecca Redman November 4 at 6:37am Report In Oct 2003 you and Dr. Cherry did my MGB in Statesville, NC. Here I am 8 years later. Still just over 100 pounds lighter. I can't tell you how much better my life … Continue reading 7 Years After the MGB

“Experts” are Often Wrong!

Experts favored the jejuno-ileal bypass, the stomach stapling and the lap band. Most everyone now agrees these are all wrong (poor choices) When they're wrong, they're rarely held accountable, and they rarely admit it, either. Bariatric Surgery if filled with controversy. With a diversity of opinion there are still are relatively large number of surgeons … Continue reading “Experts” are Often Wrong!

People Need to Spend Time and Effort to Make Good Decisions

The decision to have surgery and what type of surgery to have is based upon a careful review of the risks and benefits of the various choices. People often misperceive the risks and benefits of a situation Take time, be careful and thoughtful in your decision makingAmplify’d from http://www.schneier.comPerceived Risk vs. Actual Risk I've written … Continue reading People Need to Spend Time and Effort to Make Good Decisions

Very High Doses of Vitamins Probably Not Great Choice

Worried about your Health? Eat a healthy diet! Take a moderate multivitamin. Blood tests and treat deficiencies as neededAmplify’d from blogs.consumerreports.orgApril 13, 2010 Study links multivitamins to higher breast cancer risk I ditched my multivitamin a couple months ago, and I'm feeling pretty good about it. I started taking the supplement when I was pregnant, … Continue reading Very High Doses of Vitamins Probably Not Great Choice