Nurse Joanne Conaway fills in for Dr. Wallach. Joanne starts the show discussing genetically modified foods. Asserting that most of are getting much more of these foods in our diets than we realize. Contending that most pre-processed foods contain genetically modified foods mostly in the form of high fructose corn syrup.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Joanne Conaway discuss a couple of recent news stories. The first conerns a FDA panel discision to leave the diabetes drug Avandia on the market. Despite the fact that FDA advisor Dr. David Graham cited studies that indicate patients using Avandia have an increased risk of heart attack. Next Doug and Joanne discuss a study that found 81% of children and teens who went to a doctor because of sleeping problems walked away with a prescription. With all of the prescriptions being for drugs not approved by the FDA for use by children.
- Leonard has questions concerning advanced prostate cancer.
- Anna has been diagnosed with inflammatory lung disease.