The Health Consequences of Low Blood Sugar

Hey Doc… I find that there are certain times of the day that I can’t keep my eyes open.  Can anything be done?                                                                                                                 -S.L. in Cathedral City- Dear S.L., What you are experiencing is hypoglycemia – a low blood sugar.  Anytime insulin levels go up, blood sugars go down.  Insulin peaks between 3 and [...]

By | 2012-03-21T15:42:24+00:00 March 21st, 2012|Hey Doc|0 Comments

Is It Time To Do Away With Fasting Blood Tests?

The medical system is very slow to change.  It is well represented by the remark, "This is the way it's done because this is the way it has always been done".  The time-honored approach to doing blood tests is to have them done after a 10 hour fast (or more).  But why are fasting blood [...]

By | 2012-02-15T00:58:28+00:00 February 15th, 2012|Diabetes, Excessive Adrenaline, Hormone Testing|0 Comments