CONTINUOUS GLUCOSE MONITORING FOR NON-DIABETICS: A SCIENTIFICALLY CRITICAL FAQ Q. Don’t traditional clinical tests miss the glucose variability that can only be detected by CGM? A. True. However, we do not know whether or how...Read More
A comprehensive debunking of Peter Attia’s claims about continuous glucose monitoring, with a cameo appearance by David Sinclair
Executive summary Introduction The public life of physician Peter Attia began in earnest with a 2013 TEDMED talk. In it, citing two personal anecdotes and some theoretical speculation about insulin and fat cells, Dr. Attia...Read More
DID THE DIETARY GUIDELINES (AND LOW-FAT DIETS, SUGAR, ETC.) CAUSE THE OBESITY EPIDEMIC IN THE UNITED STATES? A SIXTEEN-ARTICLE POWERBOMB.
The data do not support the idea that the low-fat dietary guidelines caused the obesity epidemic. (A reply to Dr. Ludwig–Part 1 in the macronutrient trend series.)The data do not support the idea that the low-fat dietary...Read More
This thread was originally posted here. ===== The Q to ask is what happened when obesity took off like an aeroplane: One answer = US dietary guidelines changed (max 30% cals from fat & therefore 55-60% from carbs). I found...Read More
A notification email was sent to Dr. Chris Palmer–a psychiatrist at Harvard who investigates the use of ketogenic diets for mental health issues–for a claim that LDL is not an independent risk factor for...Read More
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- Mike C Why Feldman would waste his time with a hack like you is beyond me. I know he bends over backwards to hear all viewpoints, but you bring nothing to table, and are way out of your league by sitting...
- Edward Kerstein I think that’s fair, I just think the two can become easily conflated in some people’s minds. Consumers should have access to these devices even if there is no benefit shown in RCTs.
- Kevin Bass I am not commenting about whether or not they should be available with or without prescription, nor about whether they allow you to track blood glucose. I am only commenting on the evidence for...
- Edward Kerstein This is a well written article, but I feel it misses the point for many nondiabetic users of CGM. I don’t use a CGM to try and determine if I’m pre-diabetic. I use a CGM as a biofeedback device to...
- Greg Strebel Kevin, you did not address the conclusion in that 25 (+) year old paper that observed changes in cancer mortality are "primarily due to changing incidence or early detection." I think you impute...