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Mar
30
Insulin Therapy Increases Cardiovascular Risk in Type 2 Diabetes
By Andy Hendel



Question
How does insulin therapy (i.e., use of exogenous insulin) affect heart disease risk in persons with Type 2 diabetes?
Takeaway
This 2017 review provides a variety of evidence indicating the use of exogenous insulin increases both heart disease risk and overall mortality in Type 2 diabetics. This indicates use of insulin therapy should be discouraged unless absolutely necessary, particularly given the existence of alternative pharmaceutical and lifestyle tools to establish glycemic control without the use of insulin. More broadly, this evidence is consistent with the assertion (previously explored on CrossFit.com) that hyperinsulinemia directly increases morbidity and mortality and thus ...


Jan
29
Statins
By Andy Hendel




The Great Statin Scam – Time to Clean up the Mess



ByDr. Aseem MalhotraOctober 29, 2019




In October 2013, I published a peer-reviewed editorial in the BMJ entitled “Saturated fat is not the major issue.” The editorial made the front page of three British newspapers and was featured on CNN International and Fox News, among other outlets (1). After analyzing the research for two years and developing my own clinical experience managing thousands of patients with diet-related chronic disease, I concluded incorrect dietary advice was a root cause of the obesity epidemic. To summarize:



  1. There was no good-quality and convincing evidence that saturated fat causes heart disease...

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