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.
- 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.