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About Diabetes

A high-fat diet causes glucose intolerance and insulin resistance. Atherosclerosis is the most common complication of diabetes. There is strong evidence from primary prevention studies in non-diabetics that reduction in LDL (bad cholesterol) level and elevation in HDL (good cholesterol) level each reduces the risk of coronary artery disease. It is essential that physicians pay Read More …

Drugs

Oliver Wendell Holmes once said that if the whole Phamacopediawere dumped into the ocean it would be better for mankind and worse for the fishes. Perhaps that is an extreme position. All medications have side-effects, but the issue is whether the benefits outweigh the risks. It is a good idea to know possible side-effects and Read More …

Certain Drugs Increase the Risk of Esophageal Cancer

According to research appearing in the Annals of Internal Medicine (August 1, 2000; 133:165-175, 227-229), 10% of esophageal cancer cases may be due to drugs that cause stomach acid to flow back into the esophagus. The incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma has been increasing in recent years. It is a condition that is more common in Read More …

Diet and Exercise Outperform Drugs in Type 2 Diabetes

According to research published in the New England Journal of Medicine (February 7, 2002; 346:393-403), shows that diet and exercise can reduce the risk of getting type 2 diabetes. About one adult in 12 in the United States has the disease. Type 2 diabetes is the result of the body becoming insensitive to insulin. Excess Read More …

Chemical Exposure

Chemical exposure can cause a wide variety of symptoms, including fatigue, headaches, skin problems, digestive problems, recurrent Candidiasis, allergies and even cancer. Some occupations that involve chemical exposure are farmers, hairdressers, photographers, refinery and factory workers, airline employees, truck drivers, auto mechanics, painters, doctors and x-ray technicians. Just living on Earth gives us a fair Read More …

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