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Muddy Waters

When an octopus wants to avoid a predator it blasts out a screen of ink and darts of at high speed. When an industry wants to keep its gravy train on the rails it does a form of the same … Continue reading

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The Problem Is Not In Your Jeans

Lots of people have diabetes and are just finding out about it, thanks to the new health care insurance law taking effect. I guess that is a good thing, if you have it you should know about it. It’s a … Continue reading

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It Is A Matter Of Life And Death

It really is a matter of life and death, I am not being too shrill. I am reading Gary Taubes’ book “Good Calories, Bad Calories” and the current chapter is discussing the likelihood that diabetes and metabolic syndrome are precursors … Continue reading

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Fighting Big Media

I could point out to you one hundred health or food articles from last month that make sure to mention, at least once, the conventional wisdom that you should make efforts to lower the dietary fat in your foods. I … Continue reading

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An Ounce Of Prevention is Worth A Pound of Cure

It is said that and ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. This is especially true if there is no cure. In the case of type two diabetes, commonly known as adult onset diabetes, prevention and cure are … Continue reading

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Type III Diabetes Is Preventable

You have heard me say in these pages before that Alzheimer’s disease, that ultimately fatal debilitation of the brain, is referred to commonly by physicians as type three diabetes. This relationship between insulin resistance and AD has been confirmed by … Continue reading

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The Science is Still Out!

When writing about scientific progress, one of history’s greatest physicists, Max Planck wrote in 1950, “An important scientific innovation rarely makes its way by gradually winning over and converting its opponents. What does happen is that its opponents gradually die out, … Continue reading

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