Tag: A1C

Avoiding Sugar-Coated Red Blood Cells

Avoiding Sugar-Coated Red Blood Cells

| September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

It seems that strokes, “heart attacks”, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, prostate cancer etc. happen all of a sudden. They don’t. These conditions are similar to your house collapsing after years of termite infestation–critter overgrowth. Critter overgrowth happens in humans also. Normally, it starts in your mid 30’s. Most do not feel symptoms significant enough to see a […]

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Memory Care

Memory Care

| September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Should you make reservations? Check your TSH and hemoglobin A1c. Like most all western medical conditions, Alzheimer’s is a consequence of long-term inflammation. Inflammation is caused by the immune system’s response to critter overgrowth. The immune cell soldiers produce weapons of mass destruction called “cytokines”. The cytokines, while aimed at critters, can also cause “collateral […]

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Whether Reports – More Early Warning Signs

Whether Reports – More Early Warning Signs

| August 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Forecasting conditions such as diabetes, stroke, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, etc. is similar to hurricane or tornado forecasting. These events don’t happen “all of a sudden”. The weatherman can tell when one of these events is likely to occur by looking at warning conditions that predict these catastrophic events. Weather reports warn you early so you […]

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Reading the Whether Reports with Dr. Amy Dunn

Reading the Whether Reports with Dr. Amy Dunn

| August 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Again, falling feels like flying until you hit the ground. This is what your blood work looks like year before the “sudden heart attack”, stroke, cancer, osteoporosis, Alzheimer’s etc. Your body sustains years of inflammation before these catastrophes happen. How do you know if you’re falling and not flying? The biggest clue is your age. […]

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Whether Reports Early Warning Signs

Whether Reports Early Warning Signs

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Weather men can warn us well in advance of hurricanes. They do this by evaluating the conditions that lead to hurricanes such air and water temperatures in the ocean. Hurricanes never happen “all of a sudden”. Heeding the warning to evacuate an area can save your life well before the hurricane hits. Medical conditions such […]

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Diabetes Detection

Diabetes Detection

| August 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Most “diabetics” have no idea they have diabetes.  The current classification of diabetes does not diagnose the condition until after years of damage has been done.  Using fasting blood sugar to detect diabetes is like putting you fire alarm in your neighbor’s home.  By the time the alarm goes off, your home already has significant […]

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Before the Boiling Point – What Lab Tests Should Be

Before the Boiling Point – What Lab Tests Should Be

| July 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are some lab numbers you need to know that your doctor is probably not testing you for. Medical school taught us to look for what I call “boiling points”. Imagine you put your hand in a pot of cold water on the stove and turn the burner on high. At some temperature, you’ll take […]

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What are the Early Signs of Cancer?

What are the Early Signs of Cancer?

| July 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Q: What are the early signs of cancer? Dr. Fitt: Better to know the signs that presage cancer. Unfortunately, by the time a patient was coughing up blood and the lung cancer was large enough for me to see on X-ray, it had already spread. We don’t do well with cancer that has spread–metastasized. If […]

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Age & the Immune System

Age & the Immune System

| July 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Those of you my age will increasingly be offered vaccines as you go for doctor visits. Again, since we outsource most of our manufacturing jobs to cheap third world labor markets (just randomly pick up stuff in your home and look at the “Made in…” label), our economy is now based mostly on the food […]

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Excess Fat & Assessing Your Healthy Numbers

Excess Fat & Assessing Your Healthy Numbers

| June 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Having excess fat is not a disease. However, it can be an outward manifestation of internal imbalances that lead to conditions such as diabetes, “heart attacks”, strokes, Alzheimer’s, autoimmune conditions, asthma, poor surgical outcomes and poor pregnancy outcomes. The way to assess whether excess fat is associated with the inflammation that leads to the above, […]

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