This is a great article below which goes through best practices to diagnose Diabetes. SLC JAMA Diagnostic Test Interpretation September 12, 2019 Point-of-Care Hemoglobin A1c Matthew J. O’Brien, MD, MSc1,2,3; David B. Sacks, MB, ChB4 Author Affiliations Article Information JAMA. Published online September 12, 2019. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.14063 Summary: Hemoglobin A comprises approximately 97% of total hemoglobin and undergoes glycation with the nonenzymatic attachment of a […]
Do Intravitreal Injections (into the eyeball) Help Diabetic Patients with Macular Edema Help Vision or Prevent worsening? Best treatment for diabetes
This shocking study has shown that all the millions of dollars poured into injecting the eyeballs of patients who have diabetes and macular edema (a major cause of vision loss in diabetics) with ok vision, does not seem to help save vision compared to 2 years of sole observation. This study by the DRCR
Is Fasting A Better Way of Treating Inflammatory Disease, such as Dry Eye, Eye Pain, Autoimmune Disease, Diabetes, Hypertension, Cancer, Multiple Sclerosis, etc? Maybe!
For years, saints have told us to fast: it is good for the soul and body. Fasting is a great mortification for the soul and body, that is true, but not easy to do. For years, my Cardiothoracic-surgeon father has been yelling from the rooftops the benefit of fasting and super low-carb and no sugar
Dr. William Li and Dr. Vincent Li were very kind to meet with me a couple of times years ago when I started my research at Harvard. At the time both were starting some very interesting studies on looking at different factors that naturally decreased angiogenesis (the basis for diabetic retinopathy, wet macular degeneration, etc).
Dry eyes can be very frustrating in older women, especially if they feel their hormone replacement therapy is making the dry eye worse. Here is a great summary of what to be aware of with hormone levels in general and dry eyes. SLC Current Opinion in Ophthalmology Hormones and Dry Eye Syndrome An Update on