Dr. Wallach starts the show outlining the various types and causes of dementias. Citing a study done on Mormons in Utah who were following the Mormon diet and lifestyle. Researchers add vitamins E and C to their tradional diet. Finding this reduced the risk of Alzheimer's disease by 78%.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news story on celebrity Michael Cannon's diagnosis of lupus. He contends that lupus is attacking his kidneys. The article states that the cause of lupus is unknown but experts believe there is a genetic component involve. Doc disagrees asserting that lupus along with IBS, Crohn's, diverticulits and celiac disease are all manifestations of gluten intolerance. Contending these can be reversed by going on a gluten free diet and using nutritional supplementation.
- Thelma has two questions the first concerns herself and a macular degeneration diagnosis. Second she has questions regarding her husband who is pre-diabetic with high blood pressure and is over weight.
- Greg's mother is on blood thinners and has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and atrial fibrulation.
- Dennis has a friend who is over weight and has high blood pressure.
- Tim's mother has just been diangosed with breast cancer.
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