Category Archives: Metabolic Syndrome

Artificial Sweeteners Cause Obesity and Diabetes

Artificial Sweeteners Cause Obesity and Diabetes Majid Ali, M.D. I am wary of miracles of synthetic chemistry that claim to promote healthful aging. Sometimes the case of such synthetics appear to be convincing. In rare cases it indeed is so. The dangers of sugar for creating insulin toxicity is so real and deep that I do see some merit in

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What Is Desirable Testosterone Level for Women?

Majid Ali, M.D. Should it be below 41? Or below 48? Or below 74? I mention these three levels because I hold in my hand three lab reports of three adult women. My answer: none of them. In my female patients without hormonal problems, blood testosterone levels were below 12 (nannograms per milliliter). I might add that I served as

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Why Cardiologists Should Not Diagnose the Cadrio-metabolic Syndrome

                                                                          Majid Ali, M.D. Why should cardiologists not diagnose the cardio-metabolic syndromes? Because I have not yet met a cardiologist who is willing and able to reverse the so-called cardio-metabolic syndromes. Because noting good ever comes from this diagnosis. No one ever benefits from receiving this diagnosis. Because drugs used to treat this condition have never been proven o have

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The Metabolic Syndrome in Adults: What Might That Be?

                                       Majid Ali, M.D. How wide is the problem of the metabolic syndrome among adults now? What may be expected in the next two deacdes considering the rising incidence of the syndrome among children? Consider the following quote from the editorial in June 4, 2004 issue of Science: There is a growing public health crisis that is global in scope,

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