Larry’s done a phenomenal job so far. He has lost 44 pounds, dropped his fasting glucose by 30%, and his average glucose by 10%. He has almost reversed his pre-diabetes. More importantly, he no longer has metabolic syndrome! Amazingly, he has managed to do all of this while putting on the best Medicine X conference […]
Metabolic syndrome: what is it and why should we care?
As Larry explained in his earlier blogs when he first presented to Enara Health he not only had pre-diabetes but also was found to have metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is defined as having 3 of 5 risk factors (abdominal obesity, high triglycerides, low HDL, fasting glucose above 110, and BP>130). Why should we care about Larry’s metabolic syndrome? It […]
So is all of this safe?
Very low-calorie diets (VLCDs) have been around since the early 1920s and if done correctly are pretty safe. As a matter of fact, I think they are underutilized tools in medicine. On occasion, they get a bad rap in news stories, but those stories often fail to explain that those particular cases were not done […]