October 20, 2017
Hosted by Susan Downs, MD
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Diabetes is a world wide epidemic affecting an estimated 422 million people. In the United States, one in three Americans is either diabetic or prediabetic costing an annual $242 billion in medical treatments. Dr. Morstein describes how people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, can gain and maintain excellent control of blood sugar levels while living full, active, enjoyable lives. Her goal is to empower readers to take control of and manage this challenging condition. She discusses her comprehensive, integrative approach for treatment, prevention and possibly reversal of diabetes. She discusses her approach which includes Eight Essentials® of treatment and prevention. These Eight Essentials include: a low-carb diet; exercise; good sleep; stress management; healing the gut and microbiome; environmental detoxification; supplementation; and medications.
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Susan Downs, MD
Dr. Susan is boarded in Integrative Medicine and in Psychiatry, is a certified IFM practitioner and certified in the American Academy of Antiaging Medicine. She works at the University of California, San Francisco and is on the Psychiatry Consultant Registry (UK). She has Masters Degrees in engineering from MIT and Stanford and a Masters in Public Health from Loma Linda Medical Center.
Based between San Francisco and Bloomsbury (London), she is the president of the cutting edge, Silicon Valley Health Institute (SVHI), has worked in ten countries and studied many healing modalities. Previously, she worked for the NHS in the UK, was an assistant professor at INSEAD (European School for Business Administration), and was a foreign service officer managing alternative energy projects in Asia. She is also a film-maker with two multi award winning films on health. Her interests include medicine, economics, spirituality and making the world a better place.