Pharmacy Updates Computer to Protect G6PDD Patients

This is the most amazing news I have heard in a long time from the medical community. I came home last night to find the following email in my inbox. I am still in shock. ******************** Subject: G6PD Deficiency Message: As … Continue reading

Pharmacy Updates Computer to Protect G6PDD Patients was last modified: April 9th, 2015 by Dale Baker

G6PD Deficiency and Diabetes Help?

One of the problems with having both G6PD Deficiency and Diabetes, is the lack of safe medication. The most popular glucose reducing drug is Metformin, which is on the avoid list. The only option I have had is exercise, which … Continue reading

G6PD Deficiency and Diabetes Help? was last modified: March 24th, 2015 by Dale Baker

Positive Change

Positive Change. An interesting concept, don’t you think? I once heard a man who was speaking at a seminar say, “only one percent of people will change their lifestyle, even if they know their current lifestyle will kill them”. Which … Continue reading

Positive Change was last modified: January 1st, 2015 by Dale Baker

The Dangers of Iron Overload in G6PD Deficient People

Contrary to popular belief, iron overload does not mean you have been watching too many Iron Man movies. Nor does it mean if you have iron overload, you will become Iron Man. It is a lot more sinister than that, … Continue reading

The Dangers of Iron Overload in G6PD Deficient People was last modified: November 26th, 2014 by Dale Baker

Cooking Oil Could Be Contributing to Oxidative Stress

We all know that oxidative stress, or free radicals, can cause hemolysis in those with G6PD Deficiency and that legumes and some other foods and drugs cause oxidative stress. But, one thing I did not know, until recently, is that … Continue reading

Cooking Oil Could Be Contributing to Oxidative Stress was last modified: November 19th, 2014 by Dale Baker

Low Level Hemolysis

Low level hemolysis is a demon you really don’t want to underestimate. Let me explain. When a baby with G6PDD is born, its body has not learned to adjust to hemolysis. Its liver is not mature and has a problem … Continue reading

Low Level Hemolysis was last modified: October 5th, 2014 by Dale Baker

Why the G6PDD Diet is so Important

A person posted on another G6PDD forum this morning that saddened me a great deal. Her son has had to have 17 blood transfusions in his 19 years of life. He has been under the care of a doctor for … Continue reading

Why the G6PDD Diet is so Important was last modified: November 7th, 2013 by Dale Baker

The Controversial Legume

  Legumes have always been a hard sell. People tend to think that as long as their blood work comes back “normal” that everything is okay, but where on the “normal” scale is it falling? Our bodies learn to over … Continue reading

The Controversial Legume was last modified: November 4th, 2013 by Dale Baker

Soy Lecithin – why its bad for everyone

An interesting article about soy lecithin and why its bad for everyone. Soy Lecithin: How It Negatively Affects Your Health And Why You Need To Avoid It Soy Lecithin – why its bad for everyone was last modified: August 3rd, … Continue reading

Soy Lecithin – why its bad for everyone was last modified: August 3rd, 2013 by Dale Baker

G6PD Deficiency and Type 2 Diabetes

This has been an interesting couple of weeks for me. Twenty some years ago I began losing feeling in my feet. It is a classic symptom of diabetes, but for over twenty years I have been told that I do … Continue reading

G6PD Deficiency and Type 2 Diabetes was last modified: July 13th, 2013 by Dale Baker