Dr. Wallach starts the discussing a few disease states that affect vision. Outlining a report that is predicting that 50% of baby boomers will have diabetes a leading cause of blindness by 2030. Also discussing his "Seeing is Believing" CD where he explains the cause, prevention and reversal of macular degeneration. Describing the cause and prevention of cataracts.
Pearls of Wisdom
Doug Winfrey and Dr. Wallach discuss a decision by the AMA's (American Medical Association) House of Delegation to not support guidelines from the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force on mammographies. The USPSTF is recommending women to wait until after age 50 to start getting routine mammograms. The AMA is also not supporting the USPSTF's guidelines on PSA (prostate specific antigen) screening tests.
- Carol has questions concerning shingles.
- Carter recently had a stroke and wants to try and prevent future strokes nutritionally.
- Priscilla has a friend who has had four kidney transplants and wants to avoid needing a fifth.
- Nadia has one child diagnosed with bipolar and depression while another has been diagnosed with ADHD.
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