Part 2: Wearing a Continuous Glucose Monitor as a non-diabetic Physician: The Experience

Part 2: Wearing a Continuous Glucose Monitor as a non-diabetic Physician: The Experience

In Part 1, I described why a physician without diabetes (me) would wear a continuous glucose monitor (CGM): Why I decided to wear a continuous glucose monitor as a non-diabetic physician In this post I’m going to write about the experience. The next one, about the data. Disclaimer/Caveats It’s possible/highly likely that some of my …

Emerging Science of Carbohydrate Restriction and Nutritional Ketosis, Columbus, Food Innovation Center, The Ohio State University

Emerging Science of Carbohydrate Restriction and Nutritional Ketosis, Columbus,  Food Innovation Center, The Ohio State University

I am back from the Food Innovation Center (@food_center) at The Ohio State University where, as usual, I learned as much about life as I did about the science of carbohydrate restriction and nutritional ketosis. That’s why one goes to a conference in addition to watching the content later (I do both). Academic Mobbing and …

Washington, DC Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Meetup: Food Entrepreneurship within a Desolate Industrial Food Landscape

Washington, DC Low-Carbohydrate Lifestyle Meetup: Food Entrepreneurship within a Desolate Industrial Food Landscape

If you don’t like the news, go make your own / the future doesn’t create itself / the future has to start somewhere and it’s usually here. Thank you David Birsen & Nadine Calderon, founders of Washington, DC based Revol Snax (@RevolSnax) and part of Washnington, DC’s Union Kitchen Accelerator (@UnionKitchenDC) for presenting at the …

Thanks for Quoting me, in Transgender advocates adopt lobster emoji – Portland Press Herald

Thanks for Quoting me, in Transgender advocates adopt lobster emoji - Portland Press Herald

Thanks for quoting me in this piece mentioned below, Portland Press Herald (@PressHerald). I agree with the sentiments of the artists (Charlie_Craggs) starting this movement – Emoji is (has become) more than just a character set. Inclusion and exclusions of significant parts of society can be reflective of bias: “Emojis are a way for the …

It’s Not Just You: Low-Carbohydrate Diets Dominate Google Searches Worldwide; Low-Fat, We Hardly Knew You

It's Not Just You: Low-Carbohydrate Diets Dominate Google Searches Worldwide; Low-Fat, We Hardly Knew You

It’s not just you. Exploding popularity of (#LCHF) and (#ketogenicdiet) – see below – is clearly visible shown via Google trends – 2004-present. You can also see waning interest in DASH diet and (#LowFat) we hardly knew you. 🌎🕊👍 The same holds true when you look at time since 2004, and when you look worldwide …

Images: the Food Health Professionals Feed Each Other vs the Food Citizen Scientists Feed Each Other at Meetings

Images: the Food Health Professionals Feed Each Other vs the Food Citizen Scientists Feed Each Other at Meetings

These are examples of meals served at either health profession driven meetings, or meetings driven by citizens (with physicians) focused on metabolic health. Can you tell which is which? The Health Professional-Driven Meetings These are examples of meals served health profession-driven meetings. Clearly the choice architecture is not health promoting. Noting the food is (a) …

Show Me Your #DataOverDogma: Health, Food as Medicine, & Citizen Science on Science Sunday, Ketofest, New London, CT USA

Show Me Your #DataOverDogma: Health, Food as Medicine, & Citizen Science on Science Sunday, Ketofest, New London, CT USA

Day 3 (Day 2 for me) of this year’s #Ketofest was about the science, and This generation of empowered patients / citizen scientists have a command of the medical literature of the kind I have never seen before, even among physicians The professional scientists and physicians are great teachers, too, because they’re passionate about doing …

Don’t Give Up The Ship: Health, Food as Medicine, & Citizen Science at Ketofest 2018, New London, CT USA

Don't Give Up The Ship: Health, Food as Medicine, & Citizen Science at Ketofest 2018, New London, CT USA

The title of this post comes form the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument in New London, Connecticut, which appears to be experiencing a nutritional science renaissance due to the work of Carl Franklin and Richard Morris (@2ketodues). Because my generation of physicians trained during the most profound ethical crisis in our profession, we are at some …