Universal Health Care, Please
The United States is the only major developed nation in the world not to have universal health care. We are the richest nation in the world. Other nations can afford it and so can we. It is not only a … Read More
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May You Have A Long And Healthy Life
This is a wish we likely have for all of our loved ones and friends. Realistically, some of our loved ones and friends will fall by the wayside due to bad genes. Some will have a predisposition to cancer or … Read More
Hard To Believe But Insurance Company Policies Hurt Patients
I get it. Insurance companies are in business to make money. I don’t begrudge them a reasonable profit. However, as evidenced by their behavior over the years, they can’t seem to operate without taking advantage of patients and patients are … Read More
Posted in Birth Injuries, Doctors, Fee for Service, General Health, Health Care Costs, Health Insurers, healthy living, Insurance Law, Medical Costs, Medicare, Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes
Another Volley In The Alcohol Is Good/Bad For You War.
There is an old adage, often attributed to Benjamin Franklin, that beer is proof God loves us and want us to be happy. To the extent that old Ben offered an opinion on this issue, he was probably talking about … Read More
The Type 2 Diabetes Epidemic.
America, we are letting ourselves go and it is costing us. It is costing us in terms of rising health care costs, loss of quality of life and shortening of life expectancy itself. We are getting fat and flabby. We … Read More
The Continuous Glucose Monitor and Type 2 Diabetes.
The latest marketing campaign directed at Type 2 diabetics is intended to sell them continuous glucose monitors (CGM’s). Since there are estimated to be over 30 million Americans with Type 2 diabetes, there are a lot of potential customers. For … Read More