To Support or to Sabotage- That is the Question.

Tell me if you’ve been here:  You’ve just started a new diet. You’ve been at it for a few weeks, are feeling good, slimming down, and happy with your progress! You and your spouse decide to go out to dinner one Friday night to unwind. Hooooooraaaaaay date night! You pick a steakhouse- meat, vegetables, fats- […]

Dr. Rod Tayler Visiting From the Land of Oz

Look who showed up at my office the other day! It’s none other than Dr. Rod Tayler (screen left) from the land down under. Dr. Tayler is a physician who is a low-carb and no sugar enthusiast, and is leading the movement in Australia with projects including Low Carb Down Under Presents. While visiting Colorado […]

Cholesterol, Nutrition, and Broken Healthcare

  Watch our recorded Google+ hangout discussion on cholesterol, one size does NOT fit all nutrition, micronutrient deficiencies, and broken healthcare, among other fun things, with Heather Kelly and Will White from the Caveman Cafeteria: Where the Hunters Gather.  

Putting the FUN in Functional. Medicine, that is.

  Meet Joe. Joe dreamt of becoming a physician his entire life. When his dream was finally realized, he was beside himself! With the rigors of medical school, however, Joe developed some health troubles. He sought help for his newfound bloating, loose bowel movements, and fatigue with a gastroenterologist. The physician that saw him listened […]

Your Personal Paleo Code by Chris Kresser: book review

Like the layers of an organically grown onion, Chis Kresser L.A-c unravels the story of healing and restoration using real food in Your Personal Paleo Code. Chris (an integrative and functional medicine practitioner) is the quintessential nerd, geek, and bio-hacker, who also knows how to effectively communicate. Having personally met Chris, heard him lecture, followed him […]

Cereal Killers Movie: Don’t Fear Fat!

  Watch a preview of the new Cereal Killers movie. For only $4.99 US dollars rent or give as a gift the entire streaming online movie and support this South African independent filmmaker Donal O’Neill, who is also the main character! Follow Donal’s four week journey as he embarks on a quest to improve his […]

Validating more Statin therapy: disappointing!

The American Heart Association (AHA) / American College of Cardiology (ACC) new cardiovascular disease prevention guidelines were recently published in Circulation November 2013 (four sections). Read the AHA synopsis with additional ACC commentary. The federal government’s National, Heart, Lung & Blood Institute (NHLBI) felt the need to rush these recommendations to publication and with the help of these allies they achieved that goal. These new recommendations (what […]

Dumping Doctors and Limiting Access:
Insurers misinterpret healthcare reform!

The health insurance industry has been faltering for years. The cost of healthcare, including out of pocket expenses, has been steadily and agonizingly on the rise, regardless of who has been in charge at the White House. We have all been upset with the insurance industry as a whole as we seek more affordable and […]

From Fabulous to Fatigued: Why are we all so tired?

Pop quiz time! When you think fatigue, weight gain, thinning hair and feeling cold, what disease process comes to mind? I often see patients with this constellation of symptoms who ask for in-depth thyroid testing because they are absolutely sure they have hypothyroidism. We draw labs, and to the patient’s surprise, the labs are normal. […]

Finally, a new brochure!

Ladies and gentlemen, South Suburban Family Medicine and Denver’s Diet Doctor proudly present….our new office brochure! It was time to create an image that projects the current mission of our office with a fresh, new look. We’re excited to continue to grow and expand, and to provide the best possible care to all of our […]