Concussion Connection to Heart Seen in Research Testing

Twitter is great. It feeds me all sorts of new, sometimes even relevant scientific or medical news. Concussion Testing Method Diagnoses Traumatic Brain Injury with Heart Rate …: A new concussion testing … bit.ly/ZuXUr1 #tbi — Mark Palmer (@Realistichope) March 20, 2013 Concussion Testing Method Diagnoses Traumatic Brain Injury with Heart Rate, Blood Pressure bit.ly/YUNO2D […]

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What Doctors Don’t Know: Brain Injury Equals Weight Gain

Weight loss. The entirety of North American society is grappling with weight loss. With diet. With exercise. With staying at a healthy weight. But believe it or not, people with brain injuries struggle even more than the typical North American. We struggle more because we may no longer be able to perceive that one’s stomach […]

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The Core of The GI Diet by Gallop: The Glycemic Index

Aside from my rebellious first impressions of The GI Diet by Rick Gallop, I have to admit that this book does one thing very well: makes the glycemic index intelligible and practical. Dr David Jenkins* at the University of Toronto developed the glycemic index as a way to measure how a particular food affects glucose […]

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First Impressions of The GI Diet by Rick Gallop

It’s been almost 4 weeks since I started The GI Diet by Rick Gallop after my Type 2 Diabetes diagnosis. Before my brain injury I had been following a low-glycemic index (GI) diet; but not being able to cook for many years and the other changes wrought by the injury resulted in me having strayed […]

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