Insulin and It’s Metabolic Effects : Ron Rosedale, M.D. – Transcripts of Presentation

Insulin and It’s Metabolic Effects Ron Rosedale, M.D. Presented at Designs for Health Institute’s BoulderFest August 1999 Seminar Full Story Let’s talk about a couple of case histories. These are actual patients that I’ve seen; let’s start with patient A. This patient who we will just call patient A saw me one afternoon and said…

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Clinical Guidelines for the management of Acute Low Back Pain – Royal College of General Practitioners Review – 1999

Waddell G, McIntosh A, Hutchinson A, Feder G, Lewis M, (1999) Low Back Pain Evidence Review London: Royal College of General Practitioners There is now a considerable weight of evidence, linked with international experience, to show that clinical guidelines are only likely to influence practice if these guidelines form part of an implementation programme. In…

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Public should be told that vaccines may have long term adverse effects

BMJ. 1999 Jan 16; 318(7177): 193. PMCID: PMC1114674 John Barthelow Classen Editor—Jefferson’s editorial about vaccination and its adverse effects mentions our research.1 We found that immunisation starting at birth was associated with a decreased risk of insulin dependent diabetes, while immunisation starting after age 2 months was associated with an increased risk of diabetes in…

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Possible manifestation of temporomandibular joint dysfunction on chiropractic cervical X-ray studies

Knutson GA J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 1999 Jan;22(1):32-7. Abstract OBJECTIVE: Our purpose was to show that biomechanical alterations toward and away from normal on x-ray studies may be the result of changes in temporomandibular joint dysfunction and to discuss possible neurologic explanations for this phenomenon. CLINICAL FEATURES: Two patients are discussed; the first had migraine…

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The efficacy of spinal manipulation, amitriptyline and the combination of both therapies for the prophylaxis of migraine headache

Nelson CF, Bronfort G, Evans R, Boline P, Goldsmith C, Anderson AV. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 1998 Oct;21(8):511-9. Center for Clinical Studies, Northwestern College of Chiropractic, Bloomington, MN 55431, USA. cnelson@nwchiro.edu BACKGROUND: Migraine headache affects approximately 11 million adults in the United States. Spinal manipulation is a common alternative therapy for headaches, but its efficacy…

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A comparative study of chiropractic and medical education

September, 1998 – VOL. 4, NO. 5 Altern Ther Health Med. 1998;4(5):64-75 A comparative study of chiropractic and medical education Alan Adams, DC; Peter Coggan, MD, MSEd; Ian D Coulter, PhD; Meredith Gonyea, PhD; Michael Wilkes, MD, PhD Background • Chiropractic is the largest of the alternative/complementary health professions in North America. However, little attention…

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Rotary manipulation for cervical radiculopathy

Observations on the importance of the direction of the thrust. Authors Hubka MJ,et al. Show all Journal J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 1997 Nov-Dec;20(9):622-7. Affiliation Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Whittier, CA, USA. Abstract OBJECTIVE: To describe the clinical presentation of eight patients with cervical spine radiculopathy, the manipulation technique used for each patient and the outcomes of…

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A risk assessment of cervical manipulation vs. NSAIDs for the treatment of neck pain

Dabbs V, Lauretti WJ. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 1995 Oct;18(8):530-6. Abstract OBJECTIVE: We reviewed the literature to evaluate the risk of serious injury or death resulting from cervical manipulation and to assess the evidence that cervical manipulation is an effective treatment for mechanical neck pain. We also reviewed the literature to assess the risks and…

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Randomised comparison of chiropractic and hospital outpatient management for low back pain

BMJ. 1995 Aug 5;311(7001):349-51. Randomised comparison of chiropractic and hospital outpatient management for low back pain: results from extended follow up. Meade TW, Dyer S, Browne W, Frank AO. Abstract OBJECTIVE: To compare the effectiveness over three years of chiropractic and hospital outpatient management for low back pain. DESIGN: Randomised allocation of patients to chiropractic…

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Acute Low Back Problems in Adults – AHCPR Clinical Practice Guidelines – 1994 update 2012

AHCPR Clinical Practice Guidelines, No. 14 S Bigos, O Bowyer, and G Braen. Rockville (MD): Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR); December 1994. Report No.: 95-0642 Findings and recommendations on the assessment and treatment of adults with acute low back problems-activity limitations due to symptoms in the low back and/or back-related leg symptoms…

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The relationship between eye dominance and head tilt in humans

Previc FH. Neuropsychologia. 1994 Oct;32(10):1297-303. Abstract Previous data suggest that vertical imbalances between the eyes produced by lateral head tilt are linked to ocular dominance, but no studies have heretofore objectively measured head tilt in addressing this relationship. Photographic measurements of the head tilt of 70 subjects were made, along with measures of sighting dominance…

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Low back pain and urinary incontinence. A hypothetical relationship.

Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 1994 May 15;19(10):1148-52. Eisenstein SM1, Engelbrecht DJ, el Masry WS. Abstract STUDY DESIGN: An apparent association of low back pain with urinary incontinence was observed. Sixteen patients were investigated for organic neurologic and genito-urinary disease or deficit, which could provide a conventional explanation for the incontinence. OBJECTIVES: The unusual association of…

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Oral magnesium intake reduces permanent hearing loss induced by noise exposure

Am J Otolaryngol. 1994 Jan-Feb;15(1):26-32. Attias J Abstract INTRODUCTION: Following animal experiments where correlations were observed between serum magnesium level and noise-induced permanent hearing threshold shifts (NIPTS), we tested the prophylactic effect of magnesium in human subjects exposed to hazardous noise. METHODS: Subjects were 300 young, healthy, and normal-hearing recruits who underwent 2 months of…

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The straight cervical spine: does it indicate muscle spasm?

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1994 Jan;76(1):103-6. Helliwell PS, Evans PF, Wright V.  Abstract The loss of cervical lordosis in radiographs of patients presenting with neck pain is sometimes ascribed to muscle spasm. We performed a cross-sectional study of the prevalence of ‘straight’ cervical spines in three populations: 83 patients presenting to an accident department…

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Glutamine and the preservation of gut integrity

The Lancet. Volume 341, No. 8857, p1363–1365, 29 May 1993 Abstract Parenteral glutamine dipeptide improves nitrogen balance in postoperative patients on total parenteral nutrition (TPM). Animal studies show that the structure and function of the gut is preserved by glutamine. It is not known if this is the case in human beings. 20 patients admitted…

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The effect of spinal manipulation on pain and prostaglandin levels in women with primary dysmenorrhea

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Enhanced phagocytic cell respiratory burst induced by spinal manipulation

J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 1991 Sep;14(7):399-408. Enhanced phagocytic cell respiratory burst induced by spinal manipulation: potential role of substance P. Brennan PC1, Kokjohn K, Kaltinger CJ, Lohr GE, Glendening C, Hondras MA, McGregor M, Triano JJ. Abstract The effect of spinal manipulation on the respiratory burst of polymorphonuclear neutrophils (PMN) and monocytes from treated adults…

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A survey of philosophical barriers to research in chiropractic

J Can Chiropr Assoc. 1989 Dec; 33(4): 184–186. PMCID: PMC2484547 Joseph C Keating, Jr Abstract Several epistemological fallacies and theological concepts have been implicated as counter-productive to clinical research, since they seemingly provide an alternative to objective study of chiropractic clinical procedures, or propose objectively untestable constructs. Antiscientific bases for chiropractic claims include founding authority,…

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A Benefit of Spinal Manipulation as Adjunctive Therapy for Acute Low-Back Pain: A Stratified Controlled Trial

HADLER, NORTIN M. MD Spine: September 1987 Abstract Fifty-four subjects volunteered to participate in a controlled study contrasting spinal manipulation with spinal mobilization without the rotational forces and leverage required to move facet joints. All suffered from regional low-back pain for less than 1 month, were ages 18-40, had never previously undergone any form of…

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