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Low quality scores for the Diabetic Eye Exam are frustrating medical groups across the country. One of the biggest barriers to compliance is access diabetic patients are asked to visit an eye care provider for an annual diabetic retinal exam, but very few people follow through. Leading health systems are turning to new technology and processes to improve compliance and detect eye disease early. Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is the leading cause of adult blindness and the second most costly medical treatment behind only oncology. When less than one half of the 30 million people with diabetes receives their annual eye exam, there is a serious risk to this vulnerable population. Dr. Khalifa, Chief of Ophthalmology at Grady Health System, was aware of how detrimental the effects of failing to catch this disease could be as he repeatedly treated patients in the ER who had just gone blind from diabetic retinopathy. His goal was to identify, treat and stop progression of diabetic retinal disease early, in the most efficient and effective way for more than 11,000 Grady patients who were unexamined annually. Serving a population of more than 20,000 diabetic patients, Dr. Daghestani saw a simil

What Is Body Condition Scoring In Cattle?

Body condition scoring in cattle is a means to measure the level of fatness over the skeletal frame of a cow, bull, steer, heifer or even calf. Body condition scoring is a means of determining and monitoring fertility (level of reproduction) and feed efficiency. Body condition scoring is also used in all other animals, however it's much more a determinant of health status than production, particularly in companion animals. Body condition scoring or BCS is evaluated using a number system. In cattle (both beef and dairy) there are actually two number systems, the name of either systems depends on where you live. The first is the scale from 1 to 5, and the second being 1 to 9. In the United States, the 1 to 9 scale is primarily used in beef cattle (would be considered the Beef BCS scale), and 1 to 5 is typically the Dairy BCS scale. In Canada, the 1 to 9 scale is considered the American scale, and 1 to 5 the Canadian scale, this because the latter is used commonly in both beef and dairy cattle. As per the scale goes, 1 is the most emaciated with no fat cover, and 5 (or 9) is very fat or obese. Normal condition for cows is between 2.5 and 3.5 (CDN BCS) or 5 and 6 (USA BCS). The Canadia Continue reading >>

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  1. PIp

    I have stuck rigidly to the diet f0r 4 days and my total weight loss so far is zero. THis is really depressing. Its hard to keep going with all the lethargy and headaches when the scale is stuck. Does anyone have any cheering up facts for me before I give up?

  2. Phil

    The scales wander around +/- 2 lbs on their own, so it's a bit early to jump to conclusions. You need to give it 2 weeks at least, you should see a difference in the first week but it depends on you, your history and what you're eating / drinking.
    Moderate protein, plenty of fat, lots of above ground low carb vegetables - that sound about right ?

  3. CHRIS

    Can wonder a bit more than that-just by daily variations in water weight. Phil-2 litres-thats around 1.8kg? You can vary by this ammt every day.

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Biology teacher Andrew Douch explains how to systematically study a genetic pedigree, to determine the most likely mode of inheritance.

What Is Breeding Pedigree In Cattle?

Cattle breeding pedigree is the “family tree” of a given animal. Within each herd, breeding animals are given numbers or names. When a breeding pair produce an offspring, the offspring’s pedigree can be traced by a written record of generations. Why does this matter? Within a herd, the owner needs to know what traits his cattle may exhibit (as they age) or carry. He or she can understand this by keeping good records performance, etc.. Outside the herd, potential buyers want to know the same. More on that below. An official record of pedigree (seen below) is often kept by a “breed association,” which aims to instill breed integrity and further its use. These pedigrees contain,—for the offspring, parents, & grandparents—the name of the herd (usually the name of the farmer), the ear-tag number, and/or name of the animal (Ex.: one of the most widely-used bulls of the 90s-00s was called “Gridmaker.”). In the registration paper below, the subject’s identity is stated at the top in yellow. The second section, marked 4, are Estimated Progeny Differences (look it up). Finally, the pedigree: The “Sire” is the bull, and his predecessors are shown to the right. The “D Continue reading >>

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    Whenever I hit ketosis, my body temperature seems to drop. It has nothing to do with fasting specifically, but just the general state of ketogenesis. I can fast for 24 hours after a reefed and still not be in ketosis and body temp is normal. Or I can eat a high fat meal and enter into ketosis, and bam, body temp drops.
    When I'm in ketosis, I get cold all over. Not, like, unbearably so, but it's definitely noticeable. I've noticed this for a while, and it seems to be a pretty reliable indicator.
    Am I the only one that has noticed this? I wonder if it means anything.

  2. 2ndChance

    I notice it, too. I get goosebumps, I've been wondering if maybe they have something to do with fat cells emptying out fat for energy?

  3. Drumroll

    Originally posted by 2ndChance
    I notice it, too. I get goosebumps, I've been wondering if maybe they have something to do with fat cells emptying out fat for energy? Possibly. I was also thinking that the reduction of fat cells means less "insulation" on your body. But then, I'm pretty skinny, so if that were true, I'd be cold all the time, and it just seems to be when I'm in ketosis.

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FREE 6 Week Challenge: https://gravitychallenges.com/home65d... Fat Loss Calculator: http://bit.ly/2O6rsdo The carb cycling diet is one of my favorite diets because it is one of the fastest way to burn fat while retaining as much muscle as possible. Most people don't know that carb cycling is actually a form of ketogenic dieting. The ketogenic diet is a diet that is lower in carbohydrates, which makes our body convert more dietary fat and body fat in to keytones in the liver. Which it then goes on to use for energy. Like I've said in many of my videos the human body prefers to use carbs as its primary source of energy. You're body won't produce too many keytones on a high carbohydrate diet, because your body won't need extra energy from fat due to the fact that its getting its energy from the more preferred carbohydrates. The only way for our body to use more fat for energy is by not having its preferred source there all the time. Eliminating carbs completely, however can have many drawbacks on our health and well being. Protein, carbs, and fats are all important and necessary for our body. So in comes the cyclical ketogenic diet aka carb cycling and also known originally as the a

What Is A Ketogenic Diet?

Alright, here’s what the ketogenic diet (often referred to as “keto”) is and the basics of how to follow it. What is the ketogenic diet? For those who don’t know the ketogenic diet is a low-carb, high fat diet (LCHF) with many health benefits. It involves drastically reducing carbohydrate intake, and replacing it with fat. The reduction in carbs puts your body into a metabolic state called ketosis. When this happens, your body becomes incredibly efficient at burning fat for energy. It also turns fat into ketones in the liver, which can supply energy for the brain. Benefits: Ketogenic diets generally cause massive reductions in blood sugar and insulin levels. This, along with the increased level of ketones provide the numerous cited health benefits. Ketogenic benefits include: Fighting diabetes Epilepsy control Alzheimer’s disease Certain cancers Cognitive performance High blood pressure control Satiety Weight/fat loss Reduced cholesterol levels The most obvious and commonly cited benefits is the decreased insulin levels. This is why fasting becomes a great solution to people’s type 2 diabetes, cushing’s disease and many other metabolic diseases. Fasting as well as the Continue reading >>

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  1. tarek

    So, for the past few nights, I've had quite a bit of trouble falling asleep. My body is very tired, but I've just been unable to sleep as soundly as I normally do. At first, I thought it might have been the dairy I was including in my diet, so I cut that out. The sleeping troubles persisted. I just realized that I've been eating fewer carbohydrates than ever (I don't really keep count, but I believe it's been around 100 grams or less each day for the past two weeks or so), so I think my body might have entered ketosis. I do have some of the other "symptoms" -- I have a funny taste in the back of my mouth, I'm thirsty more often than usual (I still drink plenty of water), I feel fatigued often, etc.
    I won't mind dealing with this as long as it eventually subsides, but I would like to know how long it will last, given that I continue to eat the same amount of carbohydrates. If you think I need to eat more or less, go for it; any advice will help. As a side note, I do some form of exercise every day, usually in the form of a light bike ride or a walk, and I do some heavy lifting two to three times per week.
    Any help is appreciated! Thanks.

  2. lmyers04

    if youre lifting you need more carbs thats why you feel tired. experiment with eating more of them.

  3. Canarygirl

    From what I gather, some people get over the sleep issues when they get fully acclimated to burning fatty acids for fuel. However, not everyone goes back to their former sleep habits...as long as they are on a low carb diet. You can try taking a tryptophan supplement before bedtime. It helps me. Also, magnesium (chelated for easy absorption).

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