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Kidney Stones: The Wicked Step-Child of Gout

While at a medical conference in Tampa, Florida, I started thinking about uric acid.  This lead to remembering the story of a patient who was passing a kidney stone . . .  watch to find out what she said. Kidney stones are really just gout’s wicked step-child and both are usually found in the insulin […]

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Before Ketosis, After Ketosis

Look at what you can do when you understand how to follow a ketogenic/low-carbohydrate diet.  Learn more by clicking above and taking my free weight loss mini-course.  

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Why Be in Ketosis? Part VI -Blood Pressure, Headaches & Nitrous Oxide

How does being in ketosis and living a ketogenic lifestyle lower your blood pressure, decrease risk of kidney stones and gout?  Listen in to the way nitrous oxide is raised by being in ketosis . . . Enjoy!

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Why Be In Ketosis? Part V – The Yin & Yang of Glucose (Amylin)

What is the Yin & Yang of glucose control?  It is Glucagon & Amylin.  We talked about glucagon in an earlier post. Today we’ll balance the world of blood sugar with Amylin talk.  Don’t go getting hypoglycemic with all the excitement  . . . !!

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Why Be in Ketosis? Part IV – Cholecystikinin (CCK)

Another incretin that you may not know plays a role in your weight loss . . . cholecystikinin (CCK).  Enjoy!

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KetoTalk 34: Short-Term Ketosis Benefits, Exogenous Ketones, Upper Abdominal Pain, Cheating On Keto

KEY QUOTE: “For those of us that are insulin resistant, which is two-thirds of the patients in my practice, you really have to use the ketogenic diet to see the true effects of the exogenous ketones as an adjunct to the diet.” — Dr. Adam Nally     You’re not going to want to miss […]

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Podcast #32: Hereditary Angioedema, Lower Blood Ketones, Statins, Healthy Keto Lifestyle

Listen to KetoTalk Podcast #32 where we talk about hereditary angio-edema, adequate ketone ranges, statin use while in ketosis and healthy keto questions.  You can listen in by going to KetoTalk.com or you can listen in on iTunes. “About 40 percent of my older patient population who take statins while eating ketogenic experience some form […]

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Calculating Protein Needs for Your Ideal Body Weight

That’s what he was taught and that’s what most of us did . . .  We did it because of the way we ate.   Even Mr. Schwarzenegger changed his tune on protein. . . For the body builder that formula is pretty close, but for the average Joe who doesn’t work out for an […]

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