Under Appreciated Issues in the Treatment of Chronic Illness – Low Grade, Chronic Acidosis Combined with Potassium Deficiency – Part VI – The Impact of Acidosis on Insulin Metabolism

INTRODUCTION In part V of this series I briefly touched on the interesting, important, and under-appreciated relationship between insulin and potassium metabolism.  Now, I would like to flip back to the other side of the potassium/metabolic acidosis coin and discuss the impact of metabolic acidosis on insulin metabolism.  As we all know, disturbances in insulin … Continue reading Under Appreciated Issues in the Treatment of Chronic Illness – Low Grade, Chronic Acidosis Combined with Potassium Deficiency – Part VI – The Impact of Acidosis on Insulin Metabolism

Under Appreciated Issues in the Treatment of Chronic Illness – Muscle/Dietary Protein Update Part – II

In part I of this series I presented a review of the fascinating paper by Argiles et al (1) that presented compelling information that loss of muscle mass during illness, both acute and chronic, is more than just a mechanical issue where the only concerns are movement and pain.  Rather loss of muscle mass is … Continue reading Under Appreciated Issues in the Treatment of Chronic Illness – Muscle/Dietary Protein Update Part – II

Under Appreciated Issues in the Treatment of Chronic Illness – Muscle/Dietary Protein Update – Part I

Upon finishing part III of my metabolic acidosis/potassium series that appeared in the November 2018 Moss Nutrition Report, I had every intention of writing part IV for January of 2019.  However, as the time came to write part IV, I decided that, while there is still a large volume of research on this issue that I … Continue reading Under Appreciated Issues in the Treatment of Chronic Illness – Muscle/Dietary Protein Update – Part I