BH025: HD of Hormones Demystified — Part 3: It’s Time to Revolutionize Health Care


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HD of is back on the Boundless Health Podcast. Once again, this well trained and highly respected endocrinologist brings his entertaining, thoughtful and witty no-nonsense perspective to help us dissect some big topics. In this episode, we explore HD"s own personal journey with Time Restricted Feeding, and of course we tackle insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia and how that relates to low-carb diets possibly being the cure for IR and even diabetes. We delve into the brave new world we are in with an army of engineers and critical thinkers forcing us to reframe how we see certain paradigms in medicine, and how the new venture with Amazon, Berkshire and JP Morgan will change medicine as we know it. Lastly, we explore his latest blockbuster blog post on Why Smart People Make Stupid Decisions regarding their health care. You do not want to miss this episode!

Key Takeaways:

[2:41] What drew HD toward time-restricted feeding and intermittent fasting?

[10:16] The benefits of having obsessed engineers in the medicinal realm.

[14:47] HD’s thoughts on glucose tolerance testing.

[23:12] How do we define normal ranges?

[25:52] Should a ketogenic diet be a standard of care for a patient with Type 2 Diabetes?

[32:19] The Unconventional Medicine model may not be financially viable.

[38:17] Top 10 Reasons Why Smart People Are Stupid About Their Health.

[52:21] Defending Big Pharma.

Mentioned in This Episode:

Dr. Bret Scher

Dr. Scher on Twitter

Dr. Scher on Facebook

Your Best Health Ever! The Cardiologist’s Surprisingly Simple Guide to What Really Works, by Bret Scher, M.D., FACC

Unconventional Medicine: Join the Revolution to Reinvent Healthcare, Reverse Chronic Disease, and Create a Practice You Love, by Chris Kresser

“Top 10 Reasons Why Smart People Are Stupid About Their Health” from Hormones Demystified

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