Sugar & Immunity: Strategies I use in the Clinic

  Diet affects the immune system. In this quick 10-minute talk Dr. Shouse covers the metabolic impact on immunity and strategies around diet using intermittent fasting and low carb eating without torturing you. This is especially prescient at this time of the circulating virus!
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Vitamin D & COVID-19: Should I Supplement?

Vitamin D & COVID-19: Should I Supplement?

  Patients with severe deficiency of Vitamin D are twice as likely to experience major complications of COVID-19 Why is this? Well, we’re not entirely sure, but it seems low Vitamin D may play a role in the overactive immune response in a cytokine storm....
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Doc Talk Ep 4: How to Build Resilience in the Era of a Pandemic

New research from NYU Langone shows that after advanced age, obesity is the number one risk factor for hospitalization for COVID19. The fact is, SARS-COV-2 has highlighted the disastrous consequences of living in an inflamed body as we look at who is getting sick— the overweight/obese...
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We Found A Tick On Enrico’s Arm! What I did RIGHT AWAY!

We found a tick on Enrico’s upper arm! We thought we were doing a good job at checking for tick’s but this experience has proved it was not quite good enough. I talk about what I did and what we will do going forward during...
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