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Hypoglycemia questionnaire

  Click here for a printable PDF of this questionnaire   Hypoglycemia affects about 4% of the population.  It is a reactive condition occurring in response to sugar or sweet food consumption. It is not rare!  This is not diabetes! Hypoglycemia means ‘low blood sugar level’.  The term is used to describe a metabolic disorder that

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HHAA Brochure

  Click the link below to see our brochure: Hypoglycemia: Piecing together the diabetes puzzle  

How to Prevent Diabetes

By Dr George Samra, MB, BS (Sydney), FACNEM Source: Transcript of a lecture by Dr Samra published in The Hypoglycemic Health Association Newsletter Volume 16 No 2, June 2000. I wonder how many people here know much about Insulin. When it was discovered, for example? [Audience member During the war?] 1921, I’m sure there was

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Hypoglycemia: A Forgotten Disease

By Dr George Samra, MB, BS (Sydney), FACNEM Source: The Hypoglycemic Health Newsletter . THE HYPOGLYCEMIC HEALTH AS­SOCIATION, of which I am a patron, aims to make the public more aware of the problems of hypoglycemia and natural health in gen­eral. In a world where we are bombarded with environmental pollution and artificially manu­factured foodstuffs,

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Hypoglycemia – Is It A ‘Cure All’ for Mental Illness?

By Jurriaan Plesman, BA(Psych), Post Grad Dip Clin Nutr The Hypoglycemic Diet has often been dismissed as a ‘one-fit-fits-all’, remedy for depression. This appears to please the pundits who wants to emphasize the complexity of depression. Such labels have seldom been used to describe therapy by single or even multiple drugs, such as the mantra

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Dr Samra’s Books

Support the Hypoglycemic Health Association of Australia with the purchase of Dr George Samra’s books Being a charitable self-funded organisation by fee paying members, the Hypoglycemic Health Association of Australia is always strapped for money. The publishers of Dr Samra’s books, One Stop Allergies, has offered to donate any profits made from the sale of

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The Connection Between Depression, Addiction and Hypoglycemia

By Jurriaan Plesman BA(Psych), Post Grad Dip Clin Nutr There is very little in the scientific literature that spells out the connection between depression, drug addiction and hypoglycemia. The reason seems to be that the ‘hypoglycemia’ is as yet not recognized by mainstream medicine as a classifiable illness, despite the fact that many health practitioners

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Testing For Hypoglycemia And How Your Doctor Can Help

By Dr George Samra, MB, BS (Sydney), FACNEM The correct test for Reactive Hypoglycemia is a G.T.T. The test should be ordered by the doctor as follows: G.T.T. – 4 hours. All 1/2 hourly readings. No special diet prior. The Glucose Tolerance Test is the classical test used in diagnosing Diabetes. The Diabetic test is

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Research Evidence For Hypoglycemia – Part 4 (P-Z)

tiamoneBy Jurriaan Plesman, BA(Psych), Post Grad Dip Clin Nutr See also  INDEX of Specific Topics and Research and  References for Mood Disorders and Nutrition Pain may lead to addiction, Pain & Food to avoid, Peripheral Vascular Disease,  Phosphatidyl: Its role in health, Pine Bark Extract,   Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Porphyria,  Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Potassium-to Sodium Ratio,

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Research Evidence For Hypoglycemia – Part 3 (G-O)

By Jurriaan Plesman, BA(Psych), Post Grad Dip Clin Nutr See also  INDEX of Specific Topics and Research and  References for Mood Disorders and Nutrition Gambling, garlic and onions, Genetic Overlap between Mental illnesses,  Glucomannan, Glucose control, Nutrients for, GM foods, Glucose & brain, Gluten-free: defined,  Glycemic index, Glycerine, Glycine and Schizophrenia, Gout, Green tea, Gugulip, Gymnema, Headaches &

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Research Evidence For Hypoglycemia – Part 2 (C-F)

By Jurriaan Plesman, BA(Psych), Post Grad Dip Clin Nutr See also  INDEX of Specific Topics and Research and  References for Mood Disorders and Nutrition Candidiasis (Notes),  Cancer & sugar,  Cannabidiol  , Carnitine in red meat & atherosclerosis,Celiac Diseases, Cholesterol & Behaviour,  Cholesterol & heart disease, Chromium, Chronic pain, Cinnamon, Circadian Cycle and Behaviour, Clinical Nutrition, Coconut oil, Coeliac

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Research Evidence For Hypoglycemia – Part 1 (A-B)

By Jurriaan Plesman, BA(Psych), Post Grad Dip Clin Nutr Always also check  INDEX of Specific Topics and Research and  References for Mood Disorders and Nutrition AA 12 steps,  ACNE lookup Probiotics, Acupuncture, Addiction and Hypoglycemia,  Adenosinetriphosphate, ADHD, Adrenaline,  Aggressive dogs, Agrcultural revolution, Alcohol, How to detox?, Alcoholic recovery, Alcoholism,  Alcoholism Stats, Alcoholics in recovery,  Alcoholism & genetics, Alcoholism & violence, Allergies,

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What is Hypoglycemia

By Jurriaan Plesman BA(Psych), Post Grad Dip Clin Nutr Although its existence was denied by the American Medical Association in 1973 (Marilyn Light in her book “Hypoglycemia” (and here), hypoglycemia is now the direct precursor of the epidemic of diabetes – affecting 246 million people worldwide – possibly responsible for various degenerative diseases, obesity, and a

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