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Studies That Really Trash Statins Overlooked By Most Doctors And The FDA

Studies That Really Trash Statins Overlooked by Most Doctors and the FDA

Studies That Really Trash Statins Overlooked by Most Doctors and the FDA

In the past, some MDs have proposed that statin drugs should be put into our water supplies and handed out to fast food customers. As if fluoridated water posing as a necessary mass medicine that turns out to be toxic isn’t enough.
One out of four Americans aged 55 or over are on a statin drug, most of whom are without cardiovascular and heart problems. Many are prescribed statins solely for high cholesterol, even as the FDA finally got around to forcing some, not all, of their side effects on statin labels and ads.
Maybe Pfizer wasn’t content with their sales revenue of $140 billion while its patent on Lipitor was in effect. Now other pharmaceutical companies continue to rake in profits with their statin drug versions while MDs and cardiologists push them on ignorant middle-aged folks that think their doctors know best. Even many young people are now being scammed into taking a statin prescriptions due to an outdated attitude towards LDL vs. HDL levels.
Dr. Carolyn Dean, MD, ND, author of Death by Modern Medicine, and passionate promoter of magnesium supplementation, posted an abstract from a Japanese study that scientifically indicts statin drugs as perpetrators of bad heart health rather than the proclaimed solutions of heart health.
Pfizer must have spent many millions of dollars on just this one ad. The implication is clear, you will not die as long as your blood “cholesterol” is low and you had better take a statin for it if it isn’t. This was and is a lie. In primary prevention there is no evidence any life has been prolonged by a statin. The corollary impl Continue reading

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GMO Insulin Causes Type 1 Diabetes in Type 2 Diabetics, Study Finds

GMO Insulin Causes Type 1 Diabetes in Type 2 Diabetics, Study Finds

Last year, we reported on the dangers of insulin therapy for type 2 diabetics, following the publication of a study comprised of almost 85,000 type 2 diabetic patients that found insulin monotherapy doubled their risk of all-cause mortality, in addition to significantly increasing their risk for diabetes-related complications and cancer. Insulin monotherapy resulted in:
2.0 times more myocardial infarctions.
1.7 time more major adverse cardiac events
1.4 time more strokes
3.5 times more renal complications
2.1 time more neuropathy
1.2 times more eye complications
1.4 times more cancer
2.2 times more deaths
Now, a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism titled, "Insulin administration may trigger type 1 diabetes in Japanese type 2 diabetes patients with type 1 diabetes high-risk HLA class II and the insulin gene VNTR genotype," is shedding light on a possible explanation for why insulin treatment may accelerate morbidity and mortality in type 2 diabetics. The study revealed that giving genetically susceptible type 2 diabetes patients recombinant insulin can trigger their bodies to target their own insulin producing cells for autoimmune destruction, effectively producing 'double diabetes': type 1 and type 2, as a result.
The Japanese study took 6 patients (4 men and 2 women) with type 2 diabetes, none of whom had previously received insulin therapy nor had markers for autoantibodies to their own insulin (e.g. GAD65). All patients were found to have the type 1 diabetes susceptibility gene known as type 1 diabetes high risk HLA class II (IDDM1) Continue reading

Food stamp soda ban can save 141,000 children from obesity

Food stamp soda ban can save 141,000 children from obesity

Banning soda and other sugary drinks from food stamps would lead to significant drops in obesity and diabetes rates among the poor, according to a new study.
It would prevent at least 141,000 kids from getting fat and another 240,000 adults from developing Type 2 diabetes, the kind that usually stems from obesity, according to Stanford University medical researchers in a study published in the June issue of the academic journal Health Affairs.
"It's as big an impact as I've seen," said lead researcher Sanjay Basu, an assistant professor of medicine at the Stanford Prevention Research Center.
Basu started the study to explore criticism that the federal food stamp program, officially called Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), subsidizes the purchase of sugary drinks that offer no nutritional value.
Over the years, several studies have shown that poor families on food stamps tend to have much higher rates of obesity and diabetes than the rest of the population.
"There are complaints that (taxpayers) are getting charged twice, once for the SNAP program and then again for the Medicaid and Medicare costs when people get diseases," Basu said.
Food stamps is big business for the beverage industry. A separate 2012 study found more than $2 billion in food stamps each year goes to sales of sugary drinks, according to Yale University researchers. That amounted to 58% of beverages purchased on food stamps.
Overall, obesity rates among food stamps users would go down by 2.4% over 10 years, according to the study. That might not seem like much for the 46.1 million people w Continue reading

Tom Hanks diagnosed with diabetes after being an 'idiot' with food and weight when younger

Tom Hanks diagnosed with diabetes after being an 'idiot' with food and weight when younger

Tom Hanks has suggested he is responsible for his diabetes diagnosis because he was once an “idiot” with his diet and weight.
There are two types of diabetes, Type 1 and Type 2. Type 2 is the most common, especially among older people, and is associated with obesity. If left untreated Type 2 diabetes can cause blindness, kidney failure, and even lower limb amputation. It also increases the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Symptoms include needing to urinate often, feeling thirsty constantly and feeling tired.
Hanks was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2013. At the time, he said his fluctuating weight because of roles such as Castaway and Philadelphia could be related to his diagnosis.
“I'm part of the lazy American generation that has blindly kept dancing through the party and now finds ourselves with a malady," Hanks told the Radio Times.
“I was heavy. You've seen me in movies, you know what I looked like. I was a total idiot.”
“I thought I could avoid it by removing the buns from my cheeseburgers.
“Well, it takes a little bit more than that.
However, Hanks has been told that he will no longer have Type 2 diabetes if he reaches the target weight set by his doctor.
Do we need more education on the causes of diabetes?
Yes - young people need more insight into the dangers of bad diet
No - People are already aware of the symptoms and causes
Radio Times is on sale from Tuesday, 17 May
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Scientists Find A Plant That Could Treat Diabetes & Kill Cancer Cells

Scientists Find A Plant That Could Treat Diabetes & Kill Cancer Cells

Bitter melon is a fruit that grows abundantly in Asia, Africa and the Caribbean. Traditionally it has been used to treat diabetes and other more mild diseases or illnesses.
More recently, bitter melon juice was shown to kill pancreatic cancer cells in vitro and in mice in a study done by the University of Colorado. Considering the results were seen in both in vitro and in vivo tests, the effectiveness of bitter melon juice in treating pancreatic cancer, and potentially other cancers, at a clinical level are promising.[1]
“IHC analyses of MiaPaCa-2 xenografts showed that BMJ(Bitter Melon Juice) also inhibits proliferation, induces apoptosis and activates AMPK (adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase) in vivo. Overall, BMJ exerts strong anticancer efficacy against human pancreatic carcinoma cells, both in vitro and in vivo, suggesting its clinical usefulness.”
Pancreatic cancer is one of the most difficult cancers to treat due to the fact that it is often discovered late, leaving very little time to treat. Since traditional therapies (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery etc) were not showing promising results and littler advancement was being made, researchers have been looking elsewhere to find treatment.
Interestingly, cannabis, specifically cannabinoids, have been shown to induce apoptic (programmed) death of human pancreatic cancer cells in vitro and stop pancreatic tumor growth in vivo.[4] Cannabis is perhaps one of the most popular treatments being aggressively pursued right now given its promising results both in labs and anecdotally.
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