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Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing a news report that states if a patient goes to a GP (general practioner) for a test it will cost $250.  While if the same patient goes to a specialist for the same test it will cost $25,000.  Doc cites several tests that doctors charge hundreds if not thousands that people can do themselves for much less.


Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article regarding a UK study on diabetes.  The eleven year study found that those who ate yogurt four or five times a week reduced their risk of type 2 diabetes by24%.  Also finding those in the study who replaced a serving of chips with a serving of yogurt the risk of diabetes was reduced by 47%.


Callers

Beverly has several health challenges including asthma, allergies and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease).

Tara has been diagnosed with gall stones.

Anthony has two questions the first concerns a man with migraine headaches, dizziness, fatigue and hypertension.  Second he has questions concerning with osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis.

Bola's mother is a type 2 diabetic diagnosed with glaucoma.

Nicole has chronic eczema.


Call Dr. Wallach's live radio program weekdays from noon until 1pm pacific time at 831-685-1080 or toll free at 888-379-2552.

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Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing antioxidants and how important they are for good health.  Asserting that culture who live longer generally get 40 times the antioxidants from their diets than do Americans.  Contending that you can eat foods that have antioxidants but it is unknown how much people are getting from their food.  Stating the best way to make certain people are getting enough antioxidants is to supplement.


Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss two news stories concerning vaccines.  The CDC is reporting that the percentages of people getting vaccines has gone down in recent years.  Second they discuss a story about a girl that now has narcolepsy following getting a swine flu vaccine.  Doc asserts most likely the girl is suffering from hyperinsulinemia.


Callers

Kathy is currently on statin drugs and her doctor wants her to get her cholesterol levels below 70.

Shannon has a friend diagnosed with bladder cancer.

Renee has liver disease and hyperthyroidism.

Nancy is experiencing peripheral neuropathies.

Jennifer has questions concerning Hashimoto's disease.


Call Dr. Wallach's live radio program weekdays from noon until 1pm pacific time at 831-685-1080 or toll free at 888-379-2552.

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Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing a news story regarding major drug store chains dropping tobacco products from their store shelves.  Doc asserts that with the new health law these stores are attempting to fill the gap where people don't want to go to doctors.  Contending people should consider this line of thinking but they should educate themselves.  In this way they can do their own health care and cut out the middle man.


Pearls of Wisdom

Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article on back pain.  The New England Journal of Medicine says that 31 million Americans have back pain at any given time.  With osteoarthritis is the most common cause of disability in the U.S.  It is also the most common reason for missed work.  Doc cites a study that found surgery for back pain is useless.


Callers

Steve is a type 2 diabetic suffering with ED (erectile dysfunction).

Shola has gum disease and osteoarthritis.

Linda has several health challenges including type 2 diabetes, congestive heart disease, gout, asthma, hypertension, COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and obesity.

Marion's friends mother is trying to overcome stomach cancer.


Call Dr. Wallach's live radio program weekdays from noon until 1pm pacific time at 831-685-1080 or toll free at 888-379-2552.

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