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Dr. Wallach discusses weight loss and the link between being over weight and various health challenges.  Outlining several weight loss strategies including Youngevity's "Slender FX" product.

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Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss several recent news articles.  The first concerns a research done at Johns Hopkins University that found a compound in red wine help prevent brain damage following a stroke.  Next they discuss a FDA warning about counterfeit diabetes test stripes.  Apparently there are strips sold in several states that can give inaccurate results.  The strips a sold to use with various models of LifeScan Inc. One Touch made by Johnson & Johnson.  The bogus strips have been sold under the brand of One Touch Basic Profile lot numbers 272894A, 2619932 or 2606340 with English, Greek and Portuguese on the carton.  Also sold under the name One Touch Ultra lot number 2691191 with English and French on the carton.  Finally Doug discusses a poll taken by ABC News, the Kaiser Family Foundation and USA Today.  The poll surveyed thousands of people across the nation about the state of our health care industry.

Callers

  • Mary has questions concerning chronic fatigue, hypertension and MS (multple sclerosis).
  • Beverly asks Dr. Wallach about Lewy bodies disease.
  • Betty's husband has been diagnosed with a torn rotator cuff.
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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.

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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.
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Nurse Joanne Conaway fills in for Dr. Wallach.  Nurse Joanne starts the show discussing an article about the importance of enough daily servings of fruits and vegatables.  The article goes on to say that most Americans don't eat enough but that powdered fruit and vegatable supplements were beneficial for promoting good health.

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Doug Winfrey and Joanne Conaway discuss a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.  The researchers found that eating one ounce of walnuts daily helped to reduce inflammation and oxidation in arteries.  They also found the walnuts when compared to olive oil helped to preserve the elasticity and flexibility of the arteries.

Callers

  • Joannie has questions regarding her husband who has a leg with gangrene.
  • V elma is experiencing periphal neuropathies in her arm.
  • Eilene has chronic pain in leg and knee joint.
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