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19 Nov

Children Learn What They Live

Uncategorized No Comments by Scott Isaacs, M.D.
If children live with healthy foods, they learn how to eat.
15 Nov

How to Spot (and Prevent) Thyroid Cancer

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“We’re not yet sure why thyroid cancer affects more young women than men, but thyroid disorders themselves are more common among women,” says endocrinologist Scott Isaacs, MD, clinical instructor of medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. “Thyroid cancer just moved up the list of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in women, and now sits at fifth.”
29 Oct

Reversing Insulin Resistance

You keep hearing about the epidemic of diabetes because it has been going on for the past 30 years. The rate of diabetes continues to climb in the United States and throughout the world. Once considered an unusual diagnosis, diabetes has become one of the most common forms of chronic illness in the world today.
25 Oct

I Need Your Vote!

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10 Oct

Is Candida Causing Insulin Resistance?

Proponents of the candida theory blame antibiotics, birth control pills and high sugar diets for yeast overgrowth. There’s even something they call leaky gut syndrome where they claim that Candida migrates from the bowels into body.
30 Aug

Enjoy Some Healthy Dark Chocolate

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Make the holidays healthier by eating dark chocolate. A new study published in the British Medical Journal shows that eating chocolate is associated with a substantial reduction in the risk of cardiometabolic diseases including type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, heart attacks and strokes.
09 Mar

The Cure for Low Blood Sugar

Diabetes, Uncategorized No Comments by Scott Isaacs MD
When blood sugar drops rapidly, symptoms come on strong. What we can do is fight the appetite and urge to sleep, engage in some physical activity. We can do something to maintain or raise our metabolism and level out our blood sugar.
09 Feb

Don’t blame me: It’s all in my genes!

Uncategorized, Weight Loss 2 Comments by Scott Isaacs MD
Genes, personal choices and a society that encourages high calorie foods and discourages exercise all play a role in body weight. But, genetic differences may explain why some people gain weight despite a healthy lifestyle while others stay lean without exercising much or paying much attention to what they eat.
27 Jan

Borderline thyroid tests: When should you take thyroid medication?

When facing weight gain, people go to the doctor, suspect the thyroid, get the routine “TSH” test and are told it is probably not the problem. But often it is.
15 Dec

How to Start a Diet in the Middle of December

weight loss scale The middle of December is one of the best times to lose weight. Why? While everyone else is gaining weight, you can get a head start on the New Year’s weight loss bandwagon. You can lose weight now while the world continues to gain. Losing weight in December is like having a double weight loss.
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