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Fake Tans Came About Due to an Incidental Finding

20 Feb 2020

Glycogen storage disease is a rare genetic condition characterized by deficiencies of particular enzymes. These enzymes are involved in converting glucose into glycogen, the form in which sugars...

Here's How Some Diabetics Can Save their Money

5 Feb 2019

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

Fingerprick Blood Sugar Tests: How They Work and Why We Still Use Them

17 Jul 2018

We are living in the future. We have robotic personal assistants, watches that replace credit cards, phones that recognize our faces, and self driving cars are just around the corner. But for all...

Lipozene and Weight Loss

20 Mar 2017

The "active" ingredient in Lipozene is glucomannan, a form of dietary fiber that is extracted from the root of the konjac plant. Fiber, by definition, is any type of food component that cannot be...

Cinnamon and Health

20 Mar 2017

Just mention cinnamon, and I can smell and almost taste my mother’s apple strudel. She made it from scratch, gently pulling the pastry on a table until the dough was paper thin. The filling was...

Hereditary Fructose Intolerance

20 Mar 2017

Most of us can hardly wait to finish our dinner so that we can plunge into the dessert and satisfy our craving for sweets. We threaten to withhold dessert from our children until they polish off...

Thinking About Coconut Oil

20 Mar 2017

Think about this.  What has no mass, doesn’t occupy space, has no mobility, cannot be touched and yet exists?  A thought!  And what a mysterious thing it is!  Just about all we know for sure is...

Is there any reason to drink coconut water?

20 Mar 2017

Yes. If you like the taste and don’t mind unloading your wallet, drink it by all means. But if you are thinking of making coconut water a part of your life for some perceived health benefit or as...

What is the Difference between Type I and Type II diabetes?

20 Mar 2017

Most people have witnessed, at some point a friend or a family member inject themselves with a needle after a meal. What causes them to do this? Diabetes! They are injecting themselves with insulin...

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