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The Keto Diet: Is it Ideal for Diabetes?

by Ayotola Ogunsipe, Edited by Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH There are many different approaches to starting a low-carb diet. One option that has garnered significant interest over the years is the ketogenic diet (Keto). This diet is a high-fat, low-carb eating pattern that can help someone to […]

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An Omnivore or Herbivore Diet: Which is Better?

Welcome to the Daily Apple, a new page on Your Health Forum that addresses questions that you may be curious about and are likely to come up in clinic visits. The goal is to answer questions in a useful format to allow quick learning and application in an […]

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Insulin: Why Going up Doesn’t Take It Down

Question: If my doctor increases my insulin, will it correct my high sugars from diabetes? A dilemma that comes up frequently in the clinic is whether to increase the dose of insulin for patients with uncontrolled diabetes In the modern information era, many people are familiar with this […]

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The Daily Apple: Does Calorie Counting Help with Weight Loss?

I recommend that calories counting not be used for the general population. While it has some value as a “currency” for communication, it is misleading and grossly oversimplifies metabolism. Instead, a natural food diet satisfies all concerns about calories, satiety, and nutritional needs.

The Daily Apple: What does normal bloodwork mean?

Welcome to the Daily Apple, a new page on Your Health Forum that addresses questions that you may be curious about and are likely to come up in clinic visits. The goal is to answer questions in a useful format to allow quick learning and application in an […]

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The Daily Apple: What is Health?

The WHO defined Health in 1948 as “…a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” I would like to propose a new approach to looking at health: Health is a flow state that affords creative propagation and physical and […]

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