15 Easy Ways To Be Naturally Thin : Dr. Kim's Blog

15 Easy Ways To Be Naturally Thin

15 Easy Ways To Be Naturally Thin

Being naturally thin may seem like a foreign idea to many.  But many people do it everyday.  I’ve put together a collection of some simple ideas anyone can easily incorporate into their lifestyle and routine to give you the little boost you might need.  Have more ideas?  Leave a comment!

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The Importance of De-Prescribing Medication : Dr. Kim's Blog

The Importance of De-Prescribing Medication

The Importance of De-Prescribing Medication

In our current healthcare system of auto-refills, e-prescriptions, and mindless “check box” medication reconciliation, patients may continue taking medications years after they no longer need them, and even years after their original prescriber intended them to stop. There is no doubt that many Americans are over-medicated, and the problem compounds itself as we age.  Unfortunately modern medical school prepares physicians to prescribe medications for treatment of illness and disease, but little to no time is spent teaching something just as important: de-prescribing.  Continue reading “The Importance of De-Prescribing Medication”

How Functional Medicine Is Countering The Dangers Of Ageism In Healthcare : Dr Kim's Blog

How Functional Medicine Is Countering The Dangers Of Ageism In Healthcare

How Functional Medicine Is Countering The Dangers Of Ageism In Healthcare

Ageism in healthcare is a serious problem, and is often unrecognized.  When a 25 year old, a 60 year old, and an 80 year each present with the same symptoms, of course age is going to play into potential diagnosis and treatment.  But what it should not do is create a bias toward treatment, assumptions about lower capabilities, cognitive status and sedentary lifestyle. This is a dangerous type of “senior profiling”.

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