Dr. Derrick Lonsdale

Preventive Medicine
Westlake, OH
72 years experience male

About

Bio

Graduated M.B. B.S. London 1948. Family doctor in England to 1957.Medical Officer RCAF to 1960. Resident in pediatrics, Cleveland Clinic Foundation (CCF) 1960-1962.. Board Certified pediatrician 1962. Staff pediatrician CCF 1962-82..Pediatric oncologist for 6 years, followed by special interest in inborn errors of metabolism, requiring detailed knowledge of biochemistry. From 1982 to the present, Complementary Alternative Medicine in private practice. Special interest and knowledge of vitamin B1 metabolism, its association with functional brain changes in children through sugar ingestion and its connection with dysautonomia and several brain diseases in adults as well. Over100 articles in medical journals. Two books available free on line at the "Soil and Health Library" in Alternative Medicine section. Clinician Award American Nutrient Vendors Association 2009. Interested in all questions on behavior problems in children, including autism. Retiring from active practice July 1, 2012 but will continue to maintain an interest in answering questions on Health Tap. High calorie malnutrition is responsible for a huge amount of disease in America. My Blog is "Oxygen, the Spark of Life". It explains the major differences of Complementary Alternative Medicine with present Mainstream Medicine.

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Preventive Medicine

Languages spoken

English

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Stop sugar: Eat only "God made food"
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Poor diet: Fatigue and other symptoms are common with too many calories from poor diet.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome. Stop sugar intake and get a well rounded multivitamin.
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Aug 26, 2013
Good Knowledgeable answers and Caring Approach
Aug 24, 2013
Knowledgeable answers, caring and dedicated
Sep 11, 2013
Knowledgeable answers, cares for patients
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of London, St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College, England
Graduated 1948MD

Awards

Clinician Award American Nutrient Vendors

Affiliations

Preventive Medicine Group
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