Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing Lyme's disease and how it is often over diagnosed. Contending that people with chronic fatigue is now being diagnosed as Lyme's disease because doctors realized that insurance pays twice what it pays for chronic fatigue. Doc asserts doctors that do this are using their patients for ATM machines.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article concerning a study of type 2 diabetics. The study looked at over 12 diabetes patients some of whom had developed pancreatitis an inflammation of the pancreas. They found that patients taking glucagonlike peptide 1 sold as Byetta and Januvia were twice as likely to develope pancreatitis.
- Joan's mother has several health challenges including osteoporosis, atrial fibrulation, congestive heart disease and hypertension.
- Willy Mae has rheumatoid arthritis and congestive heart disease and her doctor wants to tranplant her heart.
- Pearl has been diagnosed with Renaud's syndrome.
- David has a friend diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn's disease.
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