Normal Fasting Plasma Glucose Levels and Type 2 Diabetes in Young Men

Remember that progression to diabetes is a continuum–a patient is not normal on Thurs and then diabetic on Friday when their labs finally tip over to abnormal. I can’t tell you how many patients come through my office with elevated triglycerides, low HDL, elevated LDL, hypertension, abdominal obesity and strong family history of diabetes and CVD, and tell me that they’re not diabetic because their family doc checked “that.” If physicians learned what to look for, we could be catching these patients literally DECADES before they get a diagnosis of diabetes or have their first heart attack, and starting them on a lifestyle management program. But alas, the status quo prevails…

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.