Dr. Wallach starts the show discussing a news article regarding a study of medical errors. The article states that every year over 440,000 Americans are killed by medical errors. Making hospitals and doctors the number three leading cause of death in the U.S. Doc asserts that if any other industry killed this many people the government would shut them down.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a news article regarding a study of type 2 diabetes. The study from the University of Pennsylvania found that the longer a patient has type 2 diabetes the more brain tissue is lost. This leads to neurodegeneration and ultimately cognitive decline.
Mike had an aortic valve replacement and knee replacement in the last couple of years.
Celeste's husband is a type 2 diabetic taking drugs for blood sugar control, statins for cholesterol and hypertension.
Robert's grandfather has been diagnosed with congestive heart disease.
Valerie's husband has been diagnosed with trigeminal neuralgia. She also has questions regarding her own tendonitis.
Maria has a friend diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
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