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Why Your Health Insurer Doesn’t Care About Your Big Bills -NPR

Have you ever been frustrated by high health care bills even when you have insurance?  Isn't your insurance company supposed to be helping LOWER your bills?  Well, unfortunately, the answer is no.  Health insurance works more like a discount card.  Everything you buy is now 75% off.  Too bad everything now costs a million dollars … Continue reading Why Your Health Insurer Doesn’t Care About Your Big Bills -NPR

Keto Diet: What Doctors Want You to Know | Reader’s Digest

This article is sort of good but if you really want to know what doctors think about the keto diet then come talk to us. I'm an advocate for low carb nutrition and can walk with you through your journey. — Read on http://www.rd.com/health/diet-weight-loss/keto-diet-doctor-warnings/

Trying to Put a Value on the Doctor-Patient Relationship – The New York Times

In its push for profits, the U.S. health care system has made it difficult for patients to get personal attention from doctors. But what if hands-on medicine actually saves money — and lives? — Read on http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/05/16/magazine/health-issue-reinvention-of-primary-care-delivery.html

Food as Medicine Discussion: An Intro to Low Carb and Ketogenic Nutrition

Trinity Direct Primary Care is starting a monthly nutrition meeting to help introduce new and established DPC patients to using Food as Medicine.  We specifically will be focusing on introducing Trinity's model of low carb and ketogenic nutrition and how it improves health by reversing many of the common medical problems we see in our … Continue reading Food as Medicine Discussion: An Intro to Low Carb and Ketogenic Nutrition

Just One Eye by Dr Rob Lamberts

“Don’t worry, doc.  It’s just one eye.  I’ve got two.” My stomach lurched to hear this statement.  A guy who has done nothing wrong aside from choosing self-employment (and perhaps inheriting less-than-stellar genes) is left with the choice: financial devastation or blindness in one eye.  He works hard, has served the country, didn’t complain to … Continue reading Just One Eye by Dr Rob Lamberts

Patients suffer when doctors burn out

For most of the last decade there has been a growing and disturbing trend in American healthcare.  Physicians, especially our most experienced, older physicians, are leaving medicine in droves.  They simply are not going to tolerate the bureaucratic burden that shackles the practice of medicine.  These burdens are especially cumbersome in primary care where nearly … Continue reading Patients suffer when doctors burn out

Lower drug prices

Today, President Trump was in the Rose Garden proposing his plan to lower prices on prescription medications. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/995023303906652160 Many drug prices are insanely inflated and now rarely reflect any free market forces that might encourage competition and lower cost. Several of my national DPC colleagues were invited to the Rose Garden for this presentation as … Continue reading Lower drug prices

Why you don’t get hungry on a low carb diet

Virtually everyone who I've put on a low carb or ketogenic diet tells me that they lose their hunger drive somewhere along the way.  I've experienced it and I love the fact that I'm no longer controlled by a raging task master telling me to eat every time I walk by the pantry. I explain … Continue reading Why you don’t get hungry on a low carb diet

The doctor will see you in 24 days

Dr. Hone and I have availability nearly every day of the week for new patients Also, we are available by phone and email during the business day for established patients to discuss your concerns without having to come to the office. Trinity Direct Primary Care saves you money and time while providing better access and … Continue reading The doctor will see you in 24 days

How a Low-Carb Diet Might Aid People With Type 1 Diabetes – The New York Times

How a Low-Carb Diet Might Aid People With Type 1 Diabetes — Read on mobile.nytimes.com/2018/05/07/well/live/low-carb-diet-type-1-diabetes.html Here is a very encouraging observational study on treating Type I diabetes, those that produce little to no insulin due to a failure of their pancreas typically at a young age, with a low carb diet. The results are good … Continue reading How a Low-Carb Diet Might Aid People With Type 1 Diabetes – The New York Times