coronary artery calcium scores must be repeated when results show elevated numbers to best assess rate of plaque formation and thus heart disease risk.
COVID has shortened life expectancy by one year. But this can only be appreciated by seeing the pandemic of chronic illness that was there to greet the virus.
Can we find a bright side with all the death statistics? By Dr. Richard Maurer Apology It has been awhile since last time I wrote to you. Sorry for the… read more →
Run your labwork. Your health is too important to go by what “someone else” says. Avoid the one-size-fits-all approach to your diet and fitness and get on a plan that works for you for the long haul.
What are the current “comorbidities” for COVID-19 disease risk. And why is metabolic health so important.
Young children are being given drugs, like injectable insulin, instead of real dietary change, for prediabetes and type 2. The drug sales website is a bucolic scene of farmland… read more →
I love this spin. Medical-speak uses the Fire-and-Brimstone language with insulin resistance stating, “It is the precursor that, no-doubt, leads to type 2 diabetes and obesity.” When in fact, our… read more →
Ferritin is the most common deficiency that can predict stress fractures in active people. All athletes should screen for at least Vitamin D and Ferritin regularly.
LP(a) is a useful test to assess your heart disease risk but should be done as part of an intelligent blood test, Blood Code panel.
Richard Maurer, ND Sully, a 58-year-old adventurous and healthy man, shared his confusion with me at our first visit. His primary care doctor recommended a statin, on top of his… read more →