A short primer on how to Lose Weight — What to Eat and When to Eat
Here’s a startling truth. I can make you fat. Actually, I can make anybody fat. How? I simply prescribe insulin injections. Giving people extra insulin leads inevitably to weight gain. In type 1 diabetes, when insulin levels are extremely low, patients lose weight no matter how many calories they eat. Give insulin — gain weight. No insulin — lose... Read more Read more
On “tough love” and your fat friend’s health.
I was in fourth grade, sitting in a doctor’s office, the first time my face flushed with shame. I was, I had just learned, overweight. Source: On “tough love” and your fat friend’s Read more
No, calories on menus won’t slim down America
This month, a long-delayed regulation came into effect requiring all food chains with 20 or more locations to list calorie information on their Read more on Chicago Tribune
Blood test may predict who is most at risk for diabetes
Adding a test normally used for diabetes monitoring to employee wellness exams could identify people who don’t have the disease but are at high risk of developing Read more on Reuters
Meat Proteins Increase Risk of Heart Disease by 60%
Research finds that frequent meat consumption results in a sharp uptick in the baseline risk of cardiovascular disease. Studies suggest determining the effect of amino acids in meat Read more
Deep brain stimulation may offer treatment for type 2 diabetes, study suggests
A surprising — but welcome — side effect of a therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder may pave the way for a new approach to treating type 2 diabetes. Source: Deep brain stimulation Read more
Issues Related to Shift Work in People with Diabetes 
Extensive literature show that shift work increase insulin resistance, the risk of Type 2 diabetes, and related metabolic abnormalities. Get advice on management related to shift work in Read more
No amount of alcohol, sausage or bacon is safe according to cancer experts
Even small amounts of processed meats and booze increase the risk of a host of cancers outlined in World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) guidelines updated every decade. Source:No amount of alcohol, sausage or bacon is safe according to cancer Read more
Green tea compound holds promise for preventing heart attacks
It’s not a huge newsflash that green tea has some pretty impressive health benefits, but a new study has identified a specific compound found in the tea that could be recruited into Read more
Is the Ketogenic Diet Safe for People With Diabetes?
Ketogenic diet is a very low-carbohydrate, high-fat eating plan that may aid in weight loss and blood sugar control. Find out if it is right for you. Source: Is the Ketogenic Diet Safe for Read more
Boosting male fertility with diet and weight loss
Just as men are equal partners in conception, they can be contributors to fertility problems, Visit CNN
5 highlights from the CDC’s latest report on heart disease
The CDC’s most recent Health, United Statesreport, released this April, reveals the extent to which racial and ethnic disparities in the U.S. affect cardiovascular care and rates of Read more
CPAP Mask Not a Prescription for Heart Troubles
Using a breathing device to treat sleep apnea may help you get a good night’s rest, but it might not lower your risk of dying from a stroke or heart condition, a new analysis suggests. Source: CPAP Mask Not a Prescription for Heart Read more
Food Allergy Myths and Facts
Dr. David Stukus explains five myths and facts about food allergies. He discusses blood and skin tests, egg allergy and vaccinations, shellfish allergies and iodine, and the role of Read more
Reducing Risk of Peanut Allergy – A Review of New Guidelines
New guidelines released in 2017 may help prevent the development of peanut allergy. The guidelines recommend early introduction of peanut-containing foods to infants as early as 4 and 6 Read more
Current Topics in Food Allergy Law
A review of current legal cases and issues related to food allergies including accommodations at restaurants, private member clubs, preschools and more. Guest speakers: The Allergy Law Read more