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Magnesium – Looking Through Oxygen’s Prism

Majid Ali, M.D. Magnesium is an excellent case for looking at nutrition through the prism of oxygen homeostasis. It serves both as the primal liberator of oxygen and one of its chief lieutenants in the initial cellular energetics. Thus, the case study of magnesium offers crucially important insights into the fundamentals of the health/dis-ease/disease continuum, and sheds light on myriad

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Gluten Sensitivity – Two Most Revealing Questions

Majid Ali, M.D. An Article on my Gluten Course I have cared for a large number of patients with the so-called gluten sensitivity. This clinical experience has raised two questions which seem not to interest the “gluten gurus” of this time: 1. How long has what wheat nourished humankind? 2. Why did gluten protein in wheat become toxic in the

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THE GUT IS A MISUNDERSTOOD ORGAN – Altered Bowel Ecology

Majid Ali, M.D. The bowel ecosystem is always injured in chronic states, and its restoration is one of my top priorities in my integrative program for reversing chronic diseases. In pharmaceutical medicine, when the symptoms are directly related to the gut, the treatment strategy consists of symptom suppression with drugs. When the symptoms are not directly related to the gut,

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Changing Profile of Celiac Disease

Majid Ali, M.D.   An important  2014 Italian study revealed that the clinical profile of celiac disease changed over time with an increasing rate of non-classical and subclinical phenotypes. The Result Section of that study report (Citation at the end) is reproduced below. The three illustration in the article follow the text of Result Section.   Disease onset was symptomatic in 610

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What Is Celiac Disease?

Majid Ali, M.D. Celiac disease (also called celiac sprue) is an immune-inflammatory disorder. It is considered to be caused by gluten sensitivity. True celiac disease accounts for a relatively smapp number of individuals clinically diagnosed to have gluten sensitivity. It occurs in genetically predisposed people of all ages from middle infancy onward. Symptoms include pain and discomfort in the digestive

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Evidence of Oxygen Model of Insulin Toxicity

Majid Ali, M.D. Facts, Facts, and a Thought Experiment In this article in my library of articles on insulin toxicity and oxygen model of insulin toxicity, I present some compelling facts about insulin toxicity. To make my case with simple words, I invite you to consider a thought experiment. We will conduct two large trials to investigate the incidence of death caused by

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Food Part of Dr. Ali’s Insulin-Monitored DIABETES Reversal Plan

Majid Ali, M.D.    (Taken from my book “Insulin-monitored Diabetes Reversal Plan” This plan has two core aspects: (1) Initial assessment of the insulin status with a three-hour insulin and glucose profiles obtained following the standard 75-gram glucose load; and (2) monitoring the success or absence of it with follow-up insulin and glucose profiling. My personal series of pairs of insulin and glucose

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Dr. Alis’ Brief CV

Majid Ali, M.D. * President, Institute of Integrative Medicine, New York and Denville, New Jersey * President, American Virtual University of Integrative Medicine, New York and Denville, New Jersey * Formerly, President and Professor of Medicine, Capital University of Integrative Medicine Washington, D.C. * Formerly, Associate Professor of Pathology, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York City *

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How Reliable Is A1c Test for Diabetes Screening?

Diabetes and Pitfalls of A1c Test Majid Ali, M.D. The A1c test a useful blood test that indicates the average of blood glucose levels during the preceding 80 to 100 days. It measures the percentage of a blood protein that becomes “sticky” due to sugar attached to it. The test value rises with the rising levels of blood sugar (glucose).

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