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Winning the War on Sugar: Understanding the Addictive Power of Sugar

In our last blog, we talked about the desperate need to wage a War on Sugar, akin to the 1980s “War on Drugs.” Using science writer Gary Taubes as our champion, we identified the prevalence of added sugars in our American diet as the real stimulant affecting type 2...

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Winning the War on Sugar Starts with Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Most type 2 diabetes patients can recall the “War on Drugs” of the 1980s that tried to knock down the illegal drug trade. And we all remember the “War on Terror” that was launched last decade in the wake of the 911 attacks. In 2017, we now have a “War on Sugar,” declared...

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Medicare Competitive Bid - A Case Study of Unintended Consequences

Without a doubt one of the most challenging jobs in all of America, has to be within the Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) or Medicare. These poor people have to find a way to stretch the budgeted dollars as far as they can go. In many countries that have...

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A Call to Action on World Diabetes Day

November is National Diabetes Month, and November 14th is World Diabetes Day. The International Diabetes Foundation (IDF) lists 119 events in 59 countries to observe this day, ranging from diabetes walks/runs, health fairs, free screenings to even a basketball game; and...

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