Category Archives: This & That

Mixture of stories about doctors, patients, and illnesses

Medical Misinformation–a Letter About Statins

I am member of an email group of scientists, medical practitioners, and some other experts from all over the world–you would likely know most of the names if I listed them. Today I received an email communication that I felt … Continue reading

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Does Anyone Need Statins?

PRESS RELEASE Several readers of CluelessDoctors asked me to write about statins. I wrote a complete essay on the subject at here that explains all you ever wanted and deeded to know about statins. Is there anyone who doesn’t need … Continue reading

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Letter to Dr. Gunhild A. Stordalen

I wrote the following email to you in December, 2018: Dear Dr. Stordalen, I read about your personal story and health condition, and watched your TED presentation, in which you said that there is no cure for your health condition. … Continue reading

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The Eat-Lancet Commission: The World’s Biggest Lie

How Did I Get Involved? Good you ask. Last year, an email was sent my way from Harvard University to coax me into enrolling in one of their courses, offered to both professionals, such as nutritionists or doctors, as well … Continue reading

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A Correct Diet Shall Include Animal Protein of High Biological Value

Therefore, A Correct Diet Shall Include Animal Protein of High Biological Value This is a sentence taken from a textbook I picked up that I fell in love with after reading into it somewhere–perhaps PubMed or at the publisher’s site, where … Continue reading

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Nutrients in Butter vs Olive Oil

Why Would You Ever Choose Olive Oil Over Butter? A comparison table with data taken from the USDA database for olive oil here and for butter here. This is merely a compiled data. Rows where zeros were in both were … Continue reading

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Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes 2019–Summary

The New ADA Standards of Medical Care The American Diabetes Association (ADA) released its 2019 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes (both type 2 and type 1) in advance of the official January, 2019 publish date. It is open access … Continue reading

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FDA Quinolones Petition Response 4-Years in The Making

A Slow Response But At Least A Response I filed a petition with the FDA in 2014 to ban the Flouriquinolone Class of antibiotics from common prescription use. I requested it to have the label changed so that it is … Continue reading

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Fluoroquinolones & Aneurysm the FDA Warns

Fluoroquinolones Back in the News I have written many times about the fluoroquinolones family of antibiotics, referred to as quinolones on the run and often by the condition they so far were the most well-known for: causing major neurological damage–often … Continue reading

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Astroturfing Revealed–the Ruining of Wikipedia

Astroturfing Astroturfing is the practice of masking the sponsors of a message or organization (e.g., political, advertising, religious or public relations) to make it appear as though it originates from and is supported by grassroots participants. It is a practice intended to give the statements or … Continue reading

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