Arizona Advanced Medicine Clinic

Blog Posts in 2018

All Posts
  • Statins for diabetics?
    Statins for diabetics?

    2015 guidelines from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommend a statin (cholesterol-lowering) drug for almost everyone with diabetes. The 2018 guidelines from the American Diabetes ...

    Read More
  • Use Of Statin Drugs To Lower Cholesterol
    Use Of Statin Drugs To Lower Cholesterol

    Common knowledge has it that “having high cholesterol can increase your risk of heart disease… High cholesterol can cause atherosclerosis, a dangerous accumulation of cholesterol and other deposits on ...

    Read More
  • Is Medicine a Profession or a Business?
    Is Medicine a Profession or a Business?

    A recent article in the free journal published by MedScape poses that question. My instinctive reaction was to pull back in alarm. “Profession” means an occupation which requires a certain number of ...

    Read More
  • Even if it cost me my life...
    Even if it cost me my life...

    A young man showed up in the Emergency Department complaining of abdominal pain. He was somewhat heavy set, puffy like a Pillsbury Doughboy, and smelled strongly of tobacco smoke. We started to work ...

    Read More
  • FDA Recommends 200 MG Doxycycline Per Day For 5 To 7 Days Only For Treatment Of Lyme Disease
    FDA Recommends 200 MG Doxycycline Per Day For 5 To 7 Days Only For Treatment Of Lyme Disease

    MedImpact , an independent, trend-focused pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), is the nation's largest privately held PBM, serving health plans, self-funded employers and government entities. [i] A letter ...

    Read More
  • Nutritional Therapy & Chemotherapy: Supporting Stronger Recoveries
    Nutritional Therapy & Chemotherapy: Supporting Stronger Recoveries

    Many, many cancer patients struggle with gastrointestinal symptoms during their treatment. Chemotherapy can be exceedingly hard on the body, and often the associated gastrointestinal problems, such as ...

    Read More