Do Statins Increase Cataracts?

November 21, 2014 From the journal JAMA Ophthalmology one year ago.  Cataracts are the main cause of low vision.  As the elderly population grows, the incidence of cataracts is likely to increase.  Investigators have previously hypothesized that statin anti-oxidant effects may slow the natural aging process of the lens.  The results revealed that the risk…

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Vitamin D and Alzheimer’s

November 13, 2014 This was a retrospective study on the evaluation of Vitamin D levels and the correlation with Alzheimer’s Disease.  There were 10 of 284 studies that met the criteria.  In conclusion, Alzheimer’s Disease patients had lower serum Vitamin D concentrations than matched controls. Here is the link to the article: Low Serum Vitamin…

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Labor Day

September 1, 2014 May your holiday be spent with family or friends, or catching up on a needed personal day alone.  However you spend it, the staff at Ask Joe DiMatteo and Ask The Pharmacist wish you a blessed day. As always, Be well, Diane Silverman R.Ph.Ask The Pharmacist Group

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The Importance of Buffered C

August 15, 2014 In this weeks Livestream, Joe discusses the importance and benefits to Buffered C. “There are 100’s of activities in body that utilize Buffered C.  Here is a small number of them:  Hormone Biosynthesis, Dopamine Production, Neurotransmitter biosynthesis, and Collagen Production.  In addition enhancement to skin, bones, tendons, ligaments and even teeth occur from Buffered C.”…

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Acid Reflux Disease-Tips and Management

July 18, 2014 Do you experience a burning in your stomach? Chest discomfort, pressure or pain? If you have ruled out heart problems or gall bladder issues, then you may be suffering from acid reflux disease. Main Contributors to Acid Reflux:  – Stress or anxiety – Low or high HCL production – Hiatal Hernia –…

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Happy 4th!

July 4, 2014 From the entire staff at Ask Joe DiMatteo and Ask The Pharmacist, we wish you and your family a happy and safe holiday!  Enjoy your day. As always, Be well, Diane Silverman R.Ph.Ask The Pharmacist Group

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Newsworthy…

May 28, 2014 In a recent article in National Standards, Joe found it newsworthy that one in three Americans add nutritional supplements to regimens for medical conditions, possibly in addition to prescription medication. The authors concluded that dietary supplement use was highest among patients with medical conditions like osteoporosis, arthritis, cancer, liver conditions, heart conditions and diabetes…

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