The Cholesterol Shock.

Evacetrapib is a drug under development by Eli Lilly that inhibits cholesterolester transfer protein. In a phase 2 trial it was seen as a wonder drug with the following effects: Decrease LDL levels by 35%. Increase HDL levels by 130%. In a randomised control study by A. Michael Lincoff et all, the ACCELERATE trial, 12,092... Continue Reading →

Intermittent fasting replacing insulin in type 2 Diabetes.

Published 9 October 2018: BMJ Case Reports: S. Furmili et al. Summary of article: This case series documents three patients referred to the Intensive Dietary Management clinic in Toronto, Canada, for insulin-dependent type 2 diabetes. It demonstrates the effectiveness of therapeutic fasting to reverse their insulin resistance, resulting in cessation of insulin therapy while maintaining... Continue Reading →

Obesity and Cancer.

In a Pubmed search for the keywords "Cancer" and "Obesity" the search results display a total of 27 264 articles related to the subject. In this massive amount of information I tried to select quality articles of research and again look at the facts. As a histopathologist with 30 years experience, I can see that... Continue Reading →

This thing about Ketosis……

Suddenly observant people in the world are becoming aware of the term ketosis and what it can do about performance for athletes, benefit for diabetes and epilepsy, as well as treatment for cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. I will tackle all the abovementioned topics in subsequent blogs, but want to dedicate this blog to the detail... Continue Reading →

Insulin Resistance

Insulin resistance means that the cells of the body do not fully respond to insulin that is released. The result is that glucose remains in the blood instead of being moved into the cells. Glucose is also not moved into the liver for storage. In the early stages of Type 2 diabetes, the pancreas produces... Continue Reading →

Intermittent Fasting: The wonder cure!!!!

The benefits of intermittent fasting is slowly, but steadily on the rise. It has its effect through increasing insulin sensitivity and is therefore beneficial for obesity and metabolic syndrome. It also augment the levels of ketone bodies in the blood and enhance functional ketosis. For treatment of certain cancers and epilepsy it may also help to... Continue Reading →

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