Oct 5, 2021
My guest this week is Dr. Frank Tortorice of Bay Area Wellness Center.
In this episode, Dr. Frank Tortorice and I discuss diabetes (or diabesity) and his comprehensive approach to addressing the chronic diseases that face people today.
Learn more about Dr. Tortorice at his website http://www.diabesitydoc.com/
[10:00] About Dr. Tortorice and what brought him to where he is now…
[18:00] Insulin resistance.. Is it at the base of most every major disease? What is causing this epidemic?..
[23:00] What role does genetics play in your overall health?.. What is the best diet?
[26:25] How important is early detection of insulin resistance? What tests should we be running?..
[32:30] Are “normal” lab numbers really what we should be striving for?..
[37:21] How do you treat a patient that won't make changes? How do you treat the patient that has tried everything and still can not regain control of their health?..
[41:00] Chronic infections and insulin resistance…
[49:15] Should you treat men and women differently? What about post menopausal women vs premenopausal?..
[51:30] Is fasting helpful for insulin resistance?..
[55:55] Covid longhaulers and blood sugar issues…
[65:00] Alcohol and its impact on overall health…
[67:30] Dr. Tortorice’s future book with Joel Green…
Frank’s passion is helping people take control of their own health by having a collaborative relationship with their doctor. He works closely with other providers to help patients acquire the tools to understand and treat these conditions. His sweet spot is helping patients previously on prescription medications, reduce or eliminate safely these medications under a board-certified Internists watchful eye.
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