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Richard K. Bernstein, MD, FACE, FACN, FACCWS

Richard K. Bernstein, MD, FACE, FACN, FACCWS
(Advisory Board Member) Dr. Bernstein has been a type 1 diabetic since the age of twelve. He trained as a management engineer (Columbia University School of Engineering & Applied Science, B.S., 1955) and his first career was as a business executive. In 1969, while suffering from several diabetes complications, he was looking for a way to normalize his blood sugars. He aquired a device used in emergency rooms to measure blood sugars at night when the labs were closed. He then began to measure his blood sugar throughout the day, hoping to discover what made it go up and down. This led to the development of “self-monitoring of blood glucose,” a simple procedure that uses one drop of finger tip blood. The technique has since become widely accepted by the medical profession throughout the world.

Diagnosing Gastroparesis – Part 4

Diabetes Solution Richard K. Bernstein, MD, FACE, FACN, FACCWS Part 4 Chapter 22 Gastroparesis It is worth noting that gastroparesis can be cured by extended periods of normal blood sugars. I’ve seen several relatively mild cases where special treatment was terminated after about 1 year, and blood sugar profiles remained …

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Diagnosing Gastroparesis – Part 7

Diabetes Solution Richard K. Bernstein, MD, FACE, FACN, FACCWS Part 7 Chapter 22 Gastroparesis Exercises That Facilitate Stomach-Emptying The paretic stomach may be described as a flaccid bag, deprived of the rhythmic muscular squeezing present in a stomach that has a properly functioning vagus nerve. Any activity that rhythmically compresses …

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Modifications of Preprandial or ISA Regimens to Accommodate Gastroparesis – Part 10

Diabetes Solution Richard K. Bernstein, MD, FACE, FACN, FACCWS Part 10 Chapter 22 Gastroparesis Modifications of Preprandial or ISA Regimens to Accommodate Gastroparesis It takes a while for your physician to select and fine-tune a program to improve stomach-emptying. In the meantime, it’s possible to reduce the frequency and severity …

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