Posts by Tony Lembke

Is General Practice good value for money?

Last year taxpayers spent A$6.3 billion on GP services through Medicare, about 6% of the total government health expenditure. The authors of the Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health (BEACH) program published in the Conversation their assessment of whether this represented good value for money. Their conclusion, as outlined in the infographic above, is that We get the best bang for our...

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Mediterranean Diet wins again!

Diabetes Care. 2014 Apr 10. [Epub ahead of print] The Effects of a Mediterranean Diet on Need for Diabetes Drugs and Remission of Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes: Follow-up of a Randomized Trial – Esposito K1, Maiorino MI, Petrizzo M, Bellastella G, Giugliano D. There can now be little doubt that we all need to move to Tuscany. In this 8 year follow up of a previous study, the low carb...

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Main meal at breakfast or dinner?

HHigh Caloric intake at breakfast vs. dinner differentially influences weight loss of overweight and obese women. [Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013] – PubMed – NCBI Having your main meal at breakfast, rather than dinner, has some benefits. However, I’m sticking to dinner. Much more fun. OBJECTIVE: Few studies examined the association between time-of-day of nutrient intake and the...

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How many Calories per day for maintained weight loss?

Effects of prescribing 1,000 versus 1,500 kilocalories per day in the behavioral treatment of obesity: a randomized trial. [Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013] – PubMed – NCBI: “” Controversy exists regarding the optimal energy prescription to promote successful long-term behavioral management of obesity. Prescribing intake of 1,000 (vs. 1,500) kcal/day may produce larger...

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Changing Priorities

A viagra for sale group of 40-year-old buddies discuss where they should have dinner. Finally it is agreed that they should meet at Mario’s restaurant because the waitresses there have low-cut blouses and nice breasts. buy levitra online   Ten years later, at 50 years of age, the group meets again and once again they discuss where they should have dinner. Finally it is agreed upon...

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