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  • My Continuous Glucose Experiment Day 7 Oh boy. This one should be fun!!! So………………. Today I decided to go off my normal low processed carb diet for part of the day. I wanted to see how my body reacts to a somewhat normal Standard American Diet (SAD). Instead of fasting until lunch with just a cup of tea, I instead drank a Black ...
  • My Continuous Glucose Experiment Day 6 It’s Day 6. I kinda knew this going into this experiment, but this kinda cements it. Processed food drives up your glucose. The past 48 hours have been good. For the most part I barely hit 100 as a high for my glucose levels. Most of today was good as well. For lunch I had a small salad with a ...
  • My Continuous Glucose Experiment- Day 5 Day 5: I think I am finally getting the hang of this. But before I go into today’s details, let me tell you something. I was at dinner last evening with family. I saw someone pull out a little black box and look at it. It was a receiver for his own Dexcom continuous glucose monitor ...
  • My Continuous Glucose Experiment- Day 4 Day 4- the halfway point. The device is still attached to me. I barely noticed it was there today. SO yesterday I was not that happy that the previous day my glucose levels were remaining above 100 or the high 90s for long periods of time. So I asked myself, what can I do to get ...
  • My Continuous Glucose Experiment Day 3 Well, I made it to day 3 with this Dexcom device in my abdomen. It’s really not bad at all. I was smart when I had it placed on my left side as I tend to sleep on my right side. What’s funny is I keep forgetting it is there and I feel something and keep ...
  • My Continuous Glucose Experiment Day 2 It’s Day 2 everyone. Yes my Dexcom CGM meter is still intact and working, transmitting new glucose readings every 5 minutes to my Iphone via bluetooth. Today I decided to test out a few items. First: I continued an Intermittent Fast from dinner the night before with one exception. I had a 20 oz cup of tea with ...
  • My Continuous Glucose Experiment As most of you know by now, I have a large interest in human metabolism and how it helps or hurts your health. One of the most common metabolic disorders in my practice is Obesity which is linked with Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes, Hypertension and Heart Disease. There are actually many more disease states linked with the ...
  • Guest Post- Stomach Acid: It’s Not a Problem of Having Too Much! We have a guest poster. Let me introduce Andrea: “I’m enrolled in the Nutritional Therapy Consultant Program through the Nutritional Therapy Association based in Olympia, WA.  Dr. Horvitz piqued my interest in nutrition when he told me to check out the paleo diet 15 years ago, and I’ve been hooked on learning as much as I can ...
  • How to succeed in Health and Wellness in 2016 In health and wellness we often strive to do the best we can. But how do we accomplish this? At the IMW we try to take the human approach that lives in reality and does not set unattainable and difficult to achieve goals. This is important in health and wellness as well as most areas of ...
  • Ask DrH and you may be answered – Vol 2 In the second segment of AskDrH, I received a question about a ketogenic diet. So I decided to ask Jimmy Moore, who has written and few books on ketogenic diets to respond. “Dear Dr. H, I presently test my blood for the presence of Ketones using a blood monitor meter. My question is when is the best ...