Global PURE Study on High-Carb, Low-Fat Diets Points to Poor Outcomes

Cardiovascular Disease Risk

The long awaited PURE study is out and the results will put the supporters of diets low in all types of fats into a carbohydrate-fueled tailspin. According to the large cohort Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study, higher fat diets that include both saturated and unsaturated fats are associated withRead

Opioid Tapering Schedule Now Available for Practitioners

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The opioid epidemic, now considered a national emergency, touches all corners of our society. At a recent internal medicine conference in Estes Park Colorado, Sunny Linnebur, PharmD discussed how physicians will be increasingly required by state agencies to taper opioid use among patients with chronic pain. Linnebur, professor of clinicalRead

Combination Therapy Including Digestive Enzymes Improves Clinical Outcomes for IBS

Proton Pump Inhibitors Associated with Increased Risk of Premature Death

This Italian study, published in the European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences, evaluated the efficacy of a mixture of beta-glucan, inositol and digestive enzymes in improving gastrointestinal symptoms in patients affected by inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)-irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Digestive Enzyme Study Patients and Methods The study was conductedRead

Video with Tieraona Low Dog M.D., Herbal Bitters versus Digestive Enzymes

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In this Q&A and video, Dr. Tieraona Low Dog outlines the uses and clinical protocols for herbal bitters versus digestive enzymes. Q: “When would you use an herbal bitters versus digestive enzymes?”  TLD: “It’s a good question, and one that requires some thoughtful consideration.” “Herbal bitters are herbs that primeRead