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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Severe: Marasmus is one tyoe of serious protein-energy malnutrition. Marasmus is a condition primarily caused by a deficiency in calories and energy. Marasmus ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
41 years experience in Pediatrics
FAILURE TO GAIN WT-: Then loss of weight until emaciation results, loss of skin turgor, wrinkled/loose skin as subcutaneous fat disappears, appearance becomes shrunken and ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Greenberg
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends on age: In general, it is a very dangerous situation if the body is not getting enough protein. Ultimately it will result in death if not addressed. In youn ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Marasmus: Forget about sex, ethnicity, etc., merasmus is a form of severe malnutrition, often starting in children who are very young. It has little to do with ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Exercise: Intense exercise that causes sweating can change electorlyes. You are safe doing low intensity exercise that does not lead to profuse sweating. Ie yog ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Diabetes: Diabetic Ketoacidosis. A dangerous life threatening complication of diabetes.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael De Haro
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Behavoir problems: An experienced pediatrician can begin a work-up of a child with behavior problems. Depending on the severity of the issues with the child, a psychiat ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience in Integrative Medicine
Satiation: Leptin is a hormone which is released from fat cells and regulates the fat stores in the body. If the body has sufficient amounts of fat, satiety sign ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Too many to list: You'll have a more health life overall - all systems function better - incl psych. Thus you'll have more energy, your cells will heal better and be st ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
<20%: All foods are made up of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. Current recommendations for adults are diets composed of 45-65% carb, 10-35% protein, and ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adarsh Gupta
20 years experience in Family Medicine
Very Important: Physical activity not only helps you burn calories which help with net calorie reduction, but also helps you maintain or build muscle mass. Improved l ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Paleo diet: The Mediterranean diet is the only one with relatively well documented outcomes associated with it. For the others such as paleo diet, the outcomes ar ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Lower amounts of: Bread, pasta, potatoes, white rice.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Few, mostly good ∆es: though some people have problems with constipation during 1st month, if they rapidly convert. Including lots of healthy saturated fats of natural orig ... Read More
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Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience in Infectious Disease
Doxy or Cipro (ciprofloxacin): Early antibiotic treatment is recommended when tularemia is suspected. Several classes of antibiotics have been effective such as tetracycline(doxyc ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Galbraith
47 years experience in Pediatrics
Several items: There are several levels of the evaluation and management of neonatal sepsis. Sepsis can be suspected, presumed, or proven depending on the situation ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Paleo diet: The diet is rich in protein but is laking in cabohydrates, namely grains.Ifyou are involved in sports you will need an overload in carbs which this di ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
35 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Social skills: To simplify the pateint is retaught social skills in the social skills training.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy DaSilva
34 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Colon Cancer plus: Low fiber diets can cause hemorrhoids, divericulosis, polyps and even colon cancer.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Speeding up labor: The 'active management of labor' emerged in the 1990's when it was found that women who had their labors managed to deliver faster had fewer infection ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Shirley
26 years experience in Family Medicine
Well being: The psychological benefits of weight training include feelings of well being, improve self confidence, increased energy, and overall improved health. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Psychiatrists and : psychologists. The former also prescribe medications. Psychologists do not.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Variable by case: Only your doctor can determine the type and duration of treatment. Followup studies are needed to monitor progress. Often the dose can be tapered afte ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
The thrombophilias: There are probably at least a hundred. They include mutant clotting factors, antibodies against components of the clotting cascade, and medication eff ... Read More

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