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Doctors are so stupid, they think the steroids that stop me dying from Addison's disease are diabetes treatment.
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Skiing pics 2016
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2017-01-25
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2016 achievements in brief
2016 - A good year 2nd in ACT bouldering comp (masters division) Ranked in the top 10 nationally in my age group in orienteering Top 20 of my age group in the Hoppet ski marathon Best Parkrun - 3rd on handicap (out of 197 runners) Sub 95 minute half maratho...
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Recent comments on medical science are on Twitter @melhuish_nick
see my tweets  @melhuish_nick
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A conference of 21 EU scientists in Parma concluded there was insufficient evidence to conclude that drinking water eases dehydration.
Brexit has brought into prominence EU edicts that their loopy academics have forced onto the UK. Banning diabetics with purely nocturnal hypoglycaemia from driving meant people lost their licences unnecessarily. The 1994 EU regulation that bananas be "free ...
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So you think muesli and sushi are healthy?
A comparison of two isocaloric diets for a diabetic with blood sugar control as the endpoint. Some carbohydrates in menu 1 were replaced with fat of equal caloric value and insulin was optimised in each case. The diet with a higher proportion of fat produce...
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Doctors try to ban social media posts on alternative treatments.
After years reading thousands of web pages and social media threads from around the world, I am unable to find anyone my age with T1D and Addison's who is even close to being able to do all the activities I engage in on a regular basis. And that is coming f...
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Dramatic new figures on the number of insulin-dependent Australians
RMIT and Diabetes Australia think that more than a million Australians will die if insulin becomes unavailable. That is more than 4% of the population. As the punchline to the two positives make a negative joke goes, Yeah, right! Medical academics really ar...
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Academics think that more than a million Australians will die if insulin becomes unavailable. Yeah, right.
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2016-06-23
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An audit of 545 consecutive cases of anaesthesia for elective cardiac surgery
An audit of 545 consecutive cases of anaesthesia for
elective cardiac surgery was conducted for the purpose of quality assurance.
This comprised all elective cases up until the end of 2014 in which I was the
primary anaesthetist. Outcomes of interest includ...
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