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Posts written by Rami Bailony, MD

2015

06

Oct

A 40lb Weight Loss is Accompanied By 70% Decrease In Triglycerides

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 […]

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06

Aug

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 […]

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27

Jul

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 […]

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