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Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 20 July 2007

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Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach. Ben discusses the increase of diabetes in the U.S. double from what it was in the 1970's. Outlining some of the newly developed drugs to treat the disease. Asserting that these drugs aren't necessary because type II diabetes can be controlled through diet and exercise.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug and Ben continue discussing the diet aspect of controlling diabetes. Ben had previously stated the importance of staying away from grains in the diet of a type II diabetic.

Callers

  • Jesse has questions concerning a proper diet for a MS (multiple sclerosis) patient.
  • Amy has a five week old baby with acid reflux, her doctor wants to prescribe drugs.
  • Meg has two questions the first concerns an adult friend diagnosed with ADD. Second Meg asks about a cyst on her own back.
  • Cheryl is struggling with endometriosis.

Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 19 July 2007

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Dr. Wallach starts todays show discussing a recent study concerning vegatable consumption.  The study found that eating lots of fruits and vegatables did not cut the risk of cancer.  Doc asserts that this is because todays fruits and veggies don't have enough minerals and antioxidants.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss two recent news articles.  The first concerns a report published in the journal of Epidemiological Reviews that states at the current weight gain rate 75% of adults in the U.S. will be over-weight.  The second article concerns research done at UCSF (University of California, San Francisco) that is promoting an old ulcer procedure as a possible weight loss technique.

Callers

  • Adrianne has two questions the first concerns her daughter who is nursing a 5 month old baby.  Second she asks Dr. Wallach about chronic hives.
  • Mary's sister is suffering from bunions.
  • Eileen has a friend who has blood in his urine.
  • Alice (email) has a friend on 4 different hypertension medications and is experiencing memory loss.
  • Terry has a friend diagnosed with arthritis in the spine.

Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 18 July 2007

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Nurse Joanne Conaway fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Joanne starts the show discussing the importance of enzymes in the human body for good health.  Asserting that every function in the body uses some form of ezymes.  Contending that enzymes and pro-biotics are key to proper digestion and good heatlh.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Joanne Conaway discuss a recent report that found an increasing amount of workplace violence is being directed at nurses.  The survey found that nationwide 86% of nurses surveyed had been the victim of violence in the past 3 years.  Most of the violence occured in hospital emergency rooms.  Joanne says that she has been the victim of violence on the job in the past.

Callers

  • Gail has questions regarding digestion and ulcers.
  • Lee has two questions the first concerning his enlarged prostate.  Second he asks Joanne about constipation and taking fiber.
  • Evelyn has two questions with the first concerning gloucoma. Next she has questions regarding copper consumption.
  • Kelly has a friend who has an infection in his sweat glands.

Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 17 July 2007

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Pharmacist Ben Fuchs fills in for Dr. Wallach. Ben starts the show discussing menopause and hot flashes. Outlining several strategies for dealing with the various symptoms of menopause.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Ben Fuchs discuss a recent news story concern salt. Ben discusses the importance of salt in the diet as well as the ratio of sodium to potassium.

Callers

  • Mildred has questions concerning constipation.
  • Wendy asks Ben about a young girl who has chronic eczema.

Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 16 July 2007

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Dr. Wallach starts todays show discussing a plan by the American Veteranarian Association.  The plan is to bring their knowledge of common diseases in the animal world that also occur in humans.  Hoping to work with the CDC to prevent many common health challenges with nutrition and supplementation as is done in veteranary medicine.  Doc asserts that he hopes it works but will be surprised as he tried the same thing back in the 1960's and the mainsteam medical industry wasn't interested.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a couple of news stories cocerning doctors in trouble.  The first concerns a doctor in the UK who led a study in the late 1990's that linked MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccines to autism.  The effect of his research was a 10% drop in vaccinations of children.  Now the General Medical Coucil is bringing charges of professional misconduct against him.   The second article concerns a Virginia doctor who has been charged with 16 counts of drug trafficking.  One patient was getting 1600 pills a day.

Callers

  • Joanne has questions concerning her son who suffered a stroke and has a history of seizures.
  • Jack wants to try and controll his diabetes through diet and nutrition only with using drugs.
  • Joe is suffering from a chronic cough.
  • Kathy's heels are painful when she first gets up in the morning.

Dead Doctors Don't Lie Program 13 July 2007

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Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing arthritis and the NSAID (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) drugs usually prescribed.  Asserting that these only treat a symptom and don't actually address the cause.  Recommending nutritional alternatives as ways to deal with arthritis.

Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss the most recent TV ad from Pfizer for thier NSAID drug "Celebrex".  Doug plays the audio voice-over portion of this ad and points out that most of the ad is about the side effects.

Callers

  • Dick has questions concerning the treatment of osteoporosis.
  • Lonni has two questions the first concerns pancreatitis.  Second she asks if the plant derived minerals could be used to alleviate cravings for someone trying to quit smoking.
  • Janie asks Dr. Wallach about spots she sees appearing on hear skin after sun exposure.
  • Amy has two questions the first concerns the use of "Arthrydex" for ferrets.  Second she has questions regarding food allergies.

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