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Category: The doctor’s opinion

2015

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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