Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing events from the past the helped shape our medical system. Outlining the story of Dr. Ancel Keyes a scientific advisor to the American Heart Association. Dr. Keyes and the AHA in the 1920s started a campaign to get people to stop eating saturated fats (animal fats) and switch to unsaturated fats (vegatable fats). Around this same time Proter and Gamble gave the AHA 1.7 million dollars. Procter and Gamble are also the makers of the unsaturated fat product Crisco.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article regarding a report from the CDC (Centers for Disease Prevention and Control). The report states there are 29 million adults in the U.S. with diabetes. That is 3 million more than the last time the CDC reported on diabetes in 2011. With an estimated 86 million adults with "pre-diabetes" those with elevated blood sugar level but not in the range of diabetes.
Scott has two questions the first concerning his own chronic ear infections. Second he has questions regarding a friend diagnosed with pleurisy.
Chelsey has questions regarding a friend diagnosed with prostate cancer. She also has questions concerning her husband who is a type 2 diabetic.
Maria's nephew has been told he needs a new liver.
Fred has been diagnosed with a thymoma that is pressing on an artery.
Nathan's father has prostate cancer that has metastasized to his bones and liver.
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