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Bullet Issue 263....December 2015/January 2016....25th Year

EDITORIAL
THIS MONTH's TOPICS
Meat and cancer according to the World Health Organization
Shocking prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes in the US in 2012
U.S. preventive task force latest opinion on diabetes screening
Latest results from the systolic blood pressure intervention trial (SPRINT)

NEWSBRIEFS
  • Potassium and kidney and cardiovascular complications of type 2 diabetes
  • Potassium and progression of existing kidney disease
  • Bariatric surgery in adolescents reverses type 2 diabetes
  • Maintenance of blood glucose control. An update on the Newcastle Diet
  • Antibiotics, the gut bacterial populations (microbiome) and function
  • Blood sugar levels and mortality in the elderly

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Bullet Issue 262....November 2015....24th Year

EDITORIAL
THIS MONTH's TOPICS
Endocrine-disrupting chemicals
Alcohol and the fetus. Alcohol acting as a toxin
The youngest in-the-class syndrome. A problem hard to ignore and hard to solve
Do blood pressure medications restore cardiovascular risk to normal levels?
Dietary and supplemental calcium: Benefits and risks
References
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Bullet Issue 261....October 2015....24th Year

EDITORIAL
THIS MONTH's TOPICS
Downside of statins and other concerns
Coenzyme Q10 as a therapy for heart failure
Evidence for the Do not eat or drink list
Why is soy on the Do not eat or drink list
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Bullet Issue 260....September 2015....24th Year

EDITORIAL
THIS MONTH's TOPICS
Vitamin D - An update
Diet and cognitive decline. The importance of lignans
Ductal carcinoma in-situ. Is it really cancer?
How effective are newer chemotherapy drugs?
References

Review and Commentary:  The role of diet in chronic disease
      By William R. Ware, Ph.D.
  • Diet, nutrition and disease in early 20th Century primitive groups living isolated from civilization
  • What not to eat and drink
  • Diet reform
  • Highlights
Bibliography
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Bullet Issue 259....July/August 2015....24th Year

EDITORIAL
THIS MONTH's TOPICS
Do statins promote the development of type 2 diabetes?
The coming school year and ADHD over-diagnosis
A new study using the Newcastle Diet for diabetes
Triglycerides and the risk of type 2 diabetes

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Bullet Issue 258....June 2015....24th Year

EDITORIAL
THIS MONTH's TOPICS
The Mediterranean diet benefits
  • The Mediterranean diet and cardiovascular disease
  • The Mediterranean diet and type 2 diabetes
  • Mediterranean diet and cancer risk
  • Mediterranean diet, mild cognitive impairment, and Alzheimer's disease
Saunas and mortality
Growing concern over dangers of acetaminophen

NEWSBRIEFS
  • Chondroitin and glucosamine appear to work after all
  • Fluoride in drinking water and hypothyroidism
  • Elevated blood glucose and the risk of pancreatic cancer
  • Eggs and the risk of type 2 diabetes

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Bullet Issue 257...May 2015....24th Year

EDITORIAL
THIS MONTH's TOPICS
Coffee, good bad or a non-issue?
Autism and acetaminophen. Is there a connection?
Ever heard of the Vaccine Court?

NEWSBRIEFS
  • Be prepared to get a pneumonia vaccination
  • Autism and infant and toddler gut problems

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Bullet Issue 256...April 2015....24th Year

EDITORIAL
THIS MONTH's TOPICS
The saturated fat saga continues
Statins increase risk of diabetes
Risk vs. benefit of e-cigarettes
Metabolic syndrome and cancer risk

NEWSBRIEFS
  • Anticholinergic medications and risk of dementia and confusion
  • Cholesterol and stroke risk
  • Elevated blood glucose and pancreatic cancer

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Bullet Issue 255...March 2015....24th Year

EDITORIAL
THIS MONTH's TOPICS
Some amazing things in brain neuroplasticity are happening in Wisconsin
Statins for almost all diabetics
Most cardiovascular risk calculators appear inaccurate
Tight glycemic control and over-treatment of older adults with diabetes
References

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Bullet Issue 254...February 2015....24th Year

EDITORIAL
THIS MONTH's TOPICS
Functional medicine
Radical remission of cancer
Fasting to prevent chemotherapy side effects and enhance benefits
Triglycerides and risk of type 2 diabetes
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