Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The World's Best Discuss Health (Part 1)


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Dr. Thomas Dayspring, Gary Taubes, And Dr. James Greenwald Talk Diet


This was a part of a series of talks with the world's best doctors, scientists, and experts coming together to discuss health risks for firefighters, police officers, and other safety employees.

What brought them together was the health of the people who keep the rest of us safe. The topics that are discussed in actuality are more relevant to the rest of the population who are not nearly as active as firefighters and police officers.

The Problems With Sugar



Fat And Cholesterol Myth



A Calorie Is Not A Calorie



Fruits And Vegetables (Is it a lack of nutrients problem or a too much sugar problem?)



Diabetes Becoming Our Top Threat



Alcohol


And it's relationship to cholesterol and visceral fat.


A Real Life Case Study



Dr. James Greenwald, MD, Medical Director of Specialty Health. Dr. James Greenwald is board certified in orthopedic surgery and has over 30 years of experience in the orthopedic field. He has served as the team physician for the University of Nevada football and baseball teams for many years. Dr. Greenwald is one of the founding physicians of the SpecialtyHealth Clinic, a Reno, Nevada, based company focusing on cardiac wellness for many of Nevada’s police officers and fire fighters.

Dr. Thomas Dayspring, MD, FACP, FNLA, NCMP. Dr. Thomas Dayspring is a Diplomate of both the American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Clinical Lipidology. He is also a Fellow of both the American College of Physicians (FACP), and the National Lipid Association (FNLA). He is a certified menopause practitioner by the North American Menopause Society (NCMP) and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School. Until 2012 when he became the director of cardiovascular education at the Foundation for Health Improvement and Technology in Richmond, VA he had been in private medical practice for 37 years in northern New Jersey, the last decade of which was limited to consulting patients with complex lipid disorders and or atherosclerotic heart disease. He is listed in the Guide to America’s Top Physicians and is a faculty member of the Masters of Lipidology Course offered by the National Lipid Association (NLA) and on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Clinical Lipidology. He was awarded the NLA’s President's Service Award in 2011 for his contributions to clinical lipidology. He is the author of several textbook chapters and peer-reviewed articles, CME publications relating to lipids (including strerols) and lipoproteins including their pharmacologic modulation and their relationship to gender, estrogen and raloxifene.

Gary Taubes, co-Founder of the Nutrition Science Initiative, is a science and health journalist and currently a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Independent Investigator in Health Policy Research at the U.C. Berkeley School of Public Health. He is the author of Why We Get Fat and Good Calories, Bad Calories. Gary has been a contributing correspondent for the journal Science since 1993, and has contributed articles as a freelancer to The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, Slate, and numerous other publications. His 1997 book, Bad Science was a New York Times Notable Book and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Awards. He has won the Science in Society Award of the National Association of Science Writers three times and was awarded an MIT Knight Science Journalism Fellowship for 1996-97. Gary received his B.S. in physics from Harvard University, his M.S. in engineering from Stanford University, and his M.S. in journalism from Columbia University.

Read Part 2: Dr. Michael Lucia discusses sleep deprivation and your health
Read Part 3: Dr. Tara Dall and Dr. James Greenwald on cardiovascular disease, diabetes, insulin resistance, PCOS, and women's health
Read Part 4: Dr. Malcolm Bacchus, Dr. Grant Anderson, Dr. Tara Dall, Dr. Peter Attia, Robb Wolf, and Gary Taubes discuss mental health and neurodegenerative diseases
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