Tag: CVD


    Category: DOCTORS
    Address: Topaz Way,
    Cape Town
    Western Cape
    South Africa

    Cape Town specialist physician Dr Hassina Kaje runs a medical practice based on “understanding the patient who has the disease within the context of the disease that the patient has”. Dr Kajee also sees healthy patients wanting to prevent disease. She counsels patients on lifestyle, including diet, nutrition and fasting, based on low-carb, high-healthy-fat (LCHF) therapies, as well as stress management, sleep hygiene, relationships and exercise. In short, she counsels her patients on healthy living and ageing well. She changed her medical practice after becoming dissatisfied with the conventional model of “palliative”, chronic disease medicine while she was running the High Care Unit of a prominent Cape Town tertiary hospital. At that time, she came to realise that a well-formulated LCHF diet was a key factor in reversing diabetes and chronic disease. Dr Kajee resigned from hospital work after trying to implement LCHF and becoming overwhelmed by the many acute and acute on chronic medical cases that made her unable to make a substantial difference. She now practises medicine more in line with her personal understanding of integrative chronic disease and obesity reversal practice. Dr Kajee sits on the board of directors of the Noakes Foundation and is co-founder and Read more [...]


    Category: DOCTORS
    Address: 84 NY-303
    New York
    United States

    Dr Tro Kalayjian is a US physician who runs Dr Tro’s Medical Weight Loss and Direct Primary Care practice in Tappen, New York. Dr Kalayjian is focused on lifestyle and diet to reverse chronic diseases, such as diabetes, hypertension and dyslipidemia. His practice is boosted by his personal experience of obesity that gives him a greater capacity for empathy with his overweight patients. What he has found during his journey and research is in such stark contrast to what we have been told. Eating multiple small meals DOES NOT speed up your metabolism, he says. Fruit Juices ARE NOT healthy. Red meat and full-fat yogurt ARE healthy. For more information, please call +1 845-397-2873, email contact@doctortro.com or visit his website at www.doctortro.com.


    Category: DOCTORS
    Address: 11 Norwood Ave
    PR9 7EG
    United Kingdom

    Dr Simon Tobin UK GP, GP Trainer and Diabetes Lead at Norwood Surgery in Southport, Merseyside. Dr Tobin has long studied diabetes, diet, exercise and cardiovascular disease and is passionate about the use of exercise in improving health outcomes and reducing medication. He works with GP Dr David Unwin, a pioneer of the use of low-carb diets to treat and manage diabetes in the UK. Dr Tobin is a parkrun Ambassador for Health and Wellbeing. parkrun is descrived as “the largest provider of free physical activity in the UK and possibly the world”. For more information, email Dr Tobin at simon.tobin@ic24.net, call +44 1704 226973, visit the surgery website at  http://norwoodsurgerysouthport.nhs.uk or follow him on Twitter: @DocRunner1    


    Category: DOCTORS
    Address: RGV Cardiology, 101 B E Ridge Rd
    United States

    Dr Christian Assad is an interventional cardiologist with a deep interest in the therapeutic applications of low-carb, high-healthy-fat (LCHF), ketogenic and intermittent fasting lifestyles. After his last year of training at (VIVA Endovascular Fellowship at The Fogarty Institute for Innovation in California), he moved to McAllen, the third most obese city in the United States. Not surprisingly,  McAllen has an overwhelming prevalence of diabetes, metabolic syndrome and their complications. After treating several individuals presenting with myocardial infarctions, critical limb ischemia, and other vascular complications in their early 30s, decided to tackle the disease in a far more impactful way. He, therefore, started The Cardio-Metabolic Clinic at RGV Cardiology that focuses on prevention of cardiovascular pathology. For more information, you can contact him by phone on +1 (956) 682-5665, email christianassad@gmail.com or his websites at https://rgvcardiology.com/physicians/ and http://MedHacker.com.    


    Category: DOCTORS
    Address: 1400 75th St
    United States

    Dr Mary Eldridge has been a “low-carb” physician for several years. Her specialty is clinical lipidology and evidence-based integrative medicine at her practice in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Dr Eldridge has a special interest in helping patients live a low-carb, low LDL-particle number lifestyle. She also treats patients with atherosclerotic disease (heart attacks, strokes) and familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) who have statin intolerance. For more information, you can contact her by calling +1 (262) 656-1911, email maryeldridgemd@lipidologist.com, visiting her website at  www.lipidologist.com or her Google Place Page: https://g.co/kgs/YQJQTa. Her twitter account is @lipidologist.


    Category: DOCTORS
    Address: Minazini St
    Dar es Salaam
    Dar es Salaam

    Dr Boaz Mkumbo is a general medical practitioner and managing director of the Healthy Eating Co in Tanzania. His practice is focused on metabolic disease consultations, mainly type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, obesity and polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) using as the main tools: evidence-based, lifestyle prescription medicine, intermittent fasting and carbohydrate- and sugar-restriction diets. For more information, you can contact him on his Facebook Page (mainly in Swahili language): https://web.facebook.com/drboazmkumboMD/?ref=bookmarks or visit his website at www.heaprogram.co.tz, email: drboazmkumbomd@gmail.com, or call +2255222760202.


    Address: Limholsvägen 6
    Dalarnas län
    792 91

    Dr Björn Hammarskjöld is a Swedish assistant professor in paediatrics at Strömstad Academy, a retired chief in paediatrics, has PhD in biochemistry and these days is an independent senior scientist in nutrition. In the spring of 2003, he started to use his old-fashioned (from previous millennia) and modern biochemistry knowledge and improved his own health and weight on a low-carb, high-fat (LCHF) diet. Dr Hammarskjöld is now actively promoting LCHF as well as opposing medical myths, such as statin deficiency and high blood pressure due to high-salt intake. He has published more than 17 PuBMed articles between 1997 and 2018. His main information site now is his blog Kostkunskap (Diet knowledge). For more information, email Dr Hammarskjöld at bjorn@hammarskjold.nu or visit his blog site at http://www.kostkunskap.blogg.se.


    Category: DOCTORS
    Address: 4653 Carmel Mtn Rd, Suite 308-132  
    San Diego
    United States

    Dr Bret Scher is a US cardiologist using low-carb lifestyle for health promotion and disease prevention at his Boundless Health practice in San Diego, California. For more information, you can email him at bret@myboundlesshealth.com or visit his website at  www.drbretscher.com  


    Address: 1 Wellcroft Cottages
    West Sussex
    BN6 9BZ
    United Kingdom

    Richard Stantiford is an ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist, BACPR Certified Exercise Professional and Clinical Exercise Specialist in obesity and diabetes in the UK. He provides education, behaviour change counselling, nutritional advice and cardiac rehabilitation exercise services for the Take Heart Group. He is also the appointed Exercise Specialist for Complex Obesity (Tier 3) Adult Weight Management Service for NHS patients in Sussex. Richard is currently researching Nutritional Medicine and investigating the potential health benefits of LCHF Mediterranean Diet and High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) on individuals with CHD and type 2 diabetes. He recently became an ambassador for the Public Health Collaboration (PHC). Richard has over 28 years experience in health and fitness industry. For more information, email him at Richard@takeheartgroup.org or visit www.takeheartgroup.org


    Address: RÖRSTORP 11
    Västra Götalands län
    461 98

    Dr Göran Sjöberg is a metallurgical engineer and Associate Professor at Sweden’s Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg in the area of Materials Technology with Emphasis on Aerospace Materials. He developed an interest in low-carb, high-fat (LCHF) therapies to treat and prevent heart disease after using dietary change to treat his own heart problems successfully. He is now a researcher of the natural sciences. He has studied the medical profession’s basic textbooks. Most interesting in his view, are the fundamental aspects of cell metabolism. He has spent time on the seminal textbook on that topic: Molecular Biology of the Cell by Bruce Alberts, Dennis Bray, James Watson, and Julian Lewis. He works with Sweden’s LCHF  pioneer Dr Annika Dahlqvist and written numerous chronicles on her blog. He regularly gives public talks on LCHF. He is writing a book about the benefits of LCHF for health. The working title is currently: How To Survive And Thrive With Heart Disease. The BMJ  has invited him to review papers as a patient reviewer. For more information, email him at gran_sjberg@yahoo.com.


    Category: DOCTORS
    Address: Concord Orthosports Metabolic Clinic, 47 Burwood Road
    New South Wales

    Australian Dr Paul Mason is a  medical doctor with a special interest in helping patients lose weight using low- carbohydrate ketogenic diets at the Concord Orthosports Metabolic Clinic and Randwick Orthosports. He has been on a low-carb diet for four years, which has helped him to understand the practical problems his patients face. Dr Mason uses comprehensive testing includes insulin and leptin levels to personalise the management of each patient. He also uses LDL cholesterol sub-fraction analysis and omega 3 index measurements as part of a thorough health assessment. Every patient receives individual advice and support including specific education, recipes, a personal ketone monitor and access to an accredited dietitian with over 20 years experience. This approach has proven very effective in helping patients lose weight and reduce their diabetic medications, even when strategies such as gastric banding have previously failed. For more info, call (02) 9744 2666 or visit www.orthosports.com.au    


    Address: 19 Fernvale Rd

    Naomi Ferstera is an Australian exercise physiologist and nutritionist specialising in chronic disease management. She runs group training, one on one, and an online program focused on low-carb, high-fat (LCHF), high intensity training and intermittent fasting.  Naomi says LCHF was the diet most people followed prior to the “low fat revolution” and it’s time to return to this way of eating.        


    Category: DOCTORS
    Address: Øster Alle 27
    Middelfart Municipality

    Dr Torben Glud is a Danish cardiologist and an internal medicine specialist, now retired but still very much active in the debate. He is specially trained in echocardiography and prevention. Dr Glud worked for 40 years in the health sector, the last 25 years as a consultant in cardiology. He  treated and followed 1000’s of patients with heart disease. Has followed the nutritional debate since the 70’s and has found that lifestyle determines health for the vast majority and that mainstream medicine has taken the wrong path with a default setting for symptomatic treatment with very little room for prevention.


    Category: DOCTORS
    Address: N/A
    Capital Region

    Dr Axel Sigurdsson is an internal medicine specialist and a cardiologist at the Department of Cardiology at The Landspitali University Hospital in Reykjavik, Iceland and practices at Hjartamidstodin (The Heart Center), a private clinic in the Reykjavik area. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, The Icelandic Society of Cardiology and the Swedish Society of Cardiology. He has treated heart disease patients  for more than 20 years. He has become increasingly aware of the importance of preventive measures to fight disease. He says healthy nutrition and lifestyle are key to health and well-being but require knowledge. To that end, he writes the Doc’s Opinion blog.


    Address: N/A
    Greater London
    United Kingdom

    Dr Aseem Malhotra is  an award-winning, world authority on  prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. He enjoys a reputation asone of the most outspoken cardiologists in Britain. Dr Malhotra is successfully leading the campaign in the UK against excess sugar consumption. The NHS cardiologist has successfully motivated leading academics, the media and politicians to make sugar reduction a health priority in the UK by publishing commentaries in the BMJ and mainstream media. He is a founding member of the Public Health Collaboration. His film, Big Fat Fix, premieres to UK MPs in Westminster on July 21.


    Category: DOCTORS
    Address: N/A
    Cheshire East
    United Kingdom

    Dr Malcolm Kendrick is a Scottish GP, author,  speaker, sceptic and challenger of conventional medical and dietetic “wisdom”. He has a special interest in heart disease, and is author of The Great Cholesterol Con, The Truth About What Really Causes Heart Disease And How To Avoid It and Doctoring Data, How To Sort Out Medical Advice From Medical Nonsense . He set up the on-line educational system for the European Society of Cardiology, working with the European Commission and set up the first website for the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) in the UK. Dr Kendrick is  an original member of the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine in Oxford and of The International Network of Cholesterol Sceptics (THINCS). He blogs at Dr Malcolm Kendrick.


    Category: DOCTORS
    Address: 28 Marcello Dr
    Rhode Island
    United States

    Dr Barbara H Roberts is Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at Alpert Medical School of Brown University, in Providence, Rhode Island. She is  Former Director, The Women’s Cardiac Center at The Miriam Hospital, and author of The Truth About Statins: Risks and Alternatives to Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs (Simon & Schuster, 2012) and How To Keep From Breaking Your Heart: What Every Woman Needs to Know About Cardiovascular Disease (Jones & Bartlett, 2004, second edition 2009). She is recently retired from patient care but remains active teaching and lecturing on cardiac disease prevention using diet, and the dangers of statin drugs.


    Category: DOCTORS
    Address: 7720 S Broadway
    United States

    Dr Jeffry Gerber is a board-certified family physician and owner of South Suburban Family Medicine in Littleton, Colorado, where he is known as “Denver’s Diet Doctor”. He has been providing personalized healthcare to the local community since 1993 with an emphasis on longevity, wellness and prevention. Nutrition and its effects on health are among his main areas of interest. Frustrated with spiraling healthcare costs related to treatment of conditions like overweight, obesity, diabetes, atherosclerosis and heart disease, Dr Gerber focuses on prevention and treatment using low-carb high fat (LCHF), Ancestral, Paleo and Primal diets. He maintains a database of patients, looking at weight loss and improved cardio-metabolic markers, demonstrating the benefits of these types of diets. Dr Gerber is co-author with chemical engineer and data scientist Ivor Cummins of  Eat Rich, Live Long, released in February 2018. He is also the co-organizer of Low Carb Conferences, a yearly educational event for healthcare professionals and anyone else interested in learning about the latest science related to diet and health. CME (Continuing Medical Education) credit is offered to healthcare professionals. For more information, you can call Dr Gerber on +1 303 346-9490,  email jgerber@earthlink.net, click here to view his brochure or visit the Read more [...]