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Dr. Wallach starts the show today discussing a news article titled "The Guide to Predicting a Healthy Future". Basically the article presents guidelines to extending life through disease prevention. The way the medical industry proposes to prevent disease is through screening tests. Doc contends that doctors die at an earlier age than the average population from the same diseases they are trying to prevent. He poses the question "How is their advice if they can't even save themselves"?
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss an article concerning doctors ties to the drug industry. While many are calling for change and an end to the gifts, trips and free lunches afforded by drug reps change will be slow if not impossible. In a survey conduct last year of doctors polled 94% had direct ties to the pharmaceutical industry.
- Mary has two quetions the first concerns her thyroid medication. Second she asks how she can test her own blood sugar levels.
- Gary is experiencing peripheral neuropathies in his right arm following an injury to his neck.
- Karen asks Dr. Wallach what kind of sweeteners are used in Yougevity's "Nature's Whey" product.
- Patsy asks Doc how much MSM can be taken daily.