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Newsletters

January-March 2021 Newsletter

  • Preventing serious COVID disease beyond vaccines: Buff your immunity!
  • Did Jan have too many falls because of too many pills?
  • Polypharmacy: what it is and how to avoid it
  • Creamy Celery Soup
  • COVID-19 Vaccine for 2021
  • Subscribe to our YouTube channel!
  • Speaking events and classes

October-November 2020 Newsletter

  • Dr. Ellis discovered an unusual cause for Steve’s severe neck pain
  • Dr. Hassell and Providence join for podcast
  • Giving thanks for a robust immune system
  • An accurate diagnosis and custom game plan: a valuable gift for a loved one
  • Serve others, live longer!
  • Zucchini Frittata
  • Immune defense strategies
  • Subscribe to our YouTube channel!
  • Speaking events and classes

September 2020

  • Jim’s leg pain probably saved his life
  • Stella’s 4 month diabetes reversal!
  • Yep, processed food makes us age faster
  • De-stress maneuver: The COVID pivot
  • Cauliflower Cream Soup (gently curried)
  • Ready to pivot to a new health trajectory?  Consider a 6-month or 1-year plan
  • Subscribe to our YouTube channel!
  • Speaking events and classes

June/July/August 2020

  • Carla looks healthy and 10 years younger than her age but was feeling terrible: Why?
  • Dave reversed his diabetes in 4 months with lifestyle medicine – despite a broken back!
  • Immunity in the age of COVID-19
  • Seductive Soybeans
  • Watch NEW Cooking with Mea! video series
  • Seriously seeking better health? Consider a 6-month or 1-year plan
  • Subscribe to our NEW YouTube channel!
  • Speaking events and classes

May 2020

  • Don’t wait to reverse your risk factors
  • Three happy outcomes in the era of COVID-19
    1. “Heart disease?  In her?” An unlikely case
    2. Reducing weight and BP – long distance
    3. Diabetes reversal by telemedicine
  • Subscribe to our NEW YouTube channel!
  • Health transformation could be yours, too!
  • Tuna and White Bean Salad with fresh fennel
  • Watch NEW Cooking with Mea! video series
  • Speaking events and classes

April 2020

  • The positive response to COVID-19: Use critical thinking to reduce your risk
  • What does insulin resistance have to do with COVID-19, and what should we do about it?
  • What is insulin resistance, and do you have it?
  • If we reverse insulin resistance, do we lower our risk of serious COVID-19 illness?
  • How do we reverse insulin resistance and the metabolic syndrome in our practice?
  • Do nutritional supplements have a role?
  • Toolbox for reversing insulin resistance
  • Have concerns about flu symptoms and your immune system?
  • Smoooth Butternut Bisque
  • Speaking events and classes

March 2020

  • Reversing type 2, pre-, and gestational diabetes beats managing with medications
  • Studies support type 2 diabetes reversal even when diagnoses are established
  • The “downstream” benefits of reversing type 2 diabetes
  • Let’s talk about medication side effects
  • Toolbox for type 2 diabetes reversal
  • Have any concerns about cold and flu symptoms?
  • Hot Lemon and Honey Soother
  • A Simple, Soothing Chicken Soup
  • Good Food, Great Medicine TYPE 2 DIABETES REVERSAL AND SUSTAINABLE WEIGHT LOSS 2-part class series
  • Speaking events and classes

February 2020

  • Reversing heart disease and stroke risk
  • When the risk is due to blocked arteries
  • Evaluate your risk factors
  • Which lifestyle changes make a difference? Can I avoid taking medications?
  • Build your own bypass before you need one!
  • Blood pressure (BP) and blood sugar control
  • Creamy Mushroom Soup
  • Good Food, Great Medicine TYPE 2 DIABETES REVERSAL AND SUSTAINABLE WEIGHT LOSS 2-part class series
  • Speaking events and classes

January 2020

  • Start a New Year’s revolution!
  • Remember Eric’s health revolution?
  • Could this health transformation be yours?
  • Another reason to keep drinking coffee…
  • Marijuana raises heart disease risk
  • Minestrone soup
  • A Valentine’s Day treat for someone you love: a Good Food, Great Medicine gift box
  • Speaking events and classes

December 2019

  • Cheryl reversed her diabetes, significantly reduced heart disease risk, and lost weight
  • Give the gift of health transformation!
  • Lifestyle choices affect surgical outcomes!
  • Chocolate Almond Bites
  • Dr. Hassell’s Good Food, Great Medicine Oregon-sourced holiday gift box
  • Speaking events and classes

October/November 2019

  • Welcome aboard, Dr. Ellis!
  • With the addition of Dr. Ellis we welcome new patients and expand our schedule
  • Note from Miles: Why Dave and why now?
  • Succulent Apple and Nut Compote
  • Dr. Hassell’s Good Food, Great Medicine Oregon-sourced holiday gift box
  • Speaking events and classes

September 2019

  • Our health is too important to leave to an algorithm! Chart a new course with lifestyle-based navigation tools
  • Good Food, Great Medicine 4-part series at Providence’s BASECAMP Cardiac Prevention + Wellness Center
  • Apple, Broccoli, and Celery Slaw
  • Dr. Hassell’s Good Food, Great Medicine Oregon-sourced Starter Kit
  • Dr Hassell’s speaking events

August 2019

  • Eric lost 56 pounds in 6 months! Cholesterol improved 20 – 25%! Blood sugar down 25%!
  • Dr. Hassell’s Crackpot Cereal (easy stovetop overnight method)
  • Good Food, Great Medicine 4-part series at Providence’s BASECAMP Cardiac Prevention + Wellness Center
  • Dr. Hassell’s Good Food, Great Medicine Oregon-sourced Starter Kit
  • Dr Hassell’s speaking events

July 2019

  • Let’s use every weapon we have to prevent and defeat cancer
  • Are my odds really dramatically improved?
  • What does beating cancer have to do with sugars and other refined carbohydrates, waistline, pre-diabetes, and diabetes?
  • The benefits of evidence-based lifestyle medicine go beyond just beating cancer
  • Barley Salad with red peppers and corn
  • Good Food, Great Medicine TYPE 2 DIABETES REVERSAL AND SUSTAINABLE WEIGHT LOSS 2-part class series
  • Dr Hassell’s speaking events

June 2019

  • Wise lifestyle choices can help us avoid cancer as well as improve cancer outcomes
  • Evidence-based choices: an omnivorous diet, daily exercise, waist management, and some-but-not-too-much alcohol
  • Why are whole grains so important for good health and cancer outcomes?
  • How do we know how to make wise choices with so many conflicting opinions?
  • Succulent slow-cooked pork
  • Good Food, Great Medicine TYPE 2 DIABETES REVERSAL AND SUSTAINABLE WEIGHT LOSS 2-part class series
  • Dr Hassell’s speaking events

May 2019

  • Joe confronts heart disease and takes action to help his body repair damage
  • Choose to defy your diagnosis, reboot your health. . . and create a brighter future!
  • Avocado Salsa
  • Dr. Hassell’s Good Food, Great Medicine locally sourced Starter Kit
  • Good Food, Great Medicine TYPE 2 DIABETES REVERSAL AND SUSTAINABLE WEIGHT LOSS 2-part class series
  • Dr Hassell’s speaking events

April 2019

  • When Jeanie realized her high blood pressure (202/102!) was not a drug deficiency, she transformed her future
  • How’s your personal health account? Enough for a healthy, active retirement?
  • Brown Rice Power Patties
  • Good Food, Great Medicine TYPE 2 DIABETES REVERSAL AND SUSTAINABLE WEIGHT LOSS 2-part class series
  • Dr Hassell’s speaking events

March 2019

  • Bonnie’s osteoporosis and cholesterol REVERSAL
  • Concerned about osteoporosis or cholesterol and want to avoid more drugs?
  • Make food (and exercise) your medicine!
  • Roasted cabbage
  • Good Food, Great Medicine 4-part series at Providence’s BASECAMP Cardiac Prevention + Wellness Center
  • Dr Hassell’s speaking events

February 2019

  • Type 2 diabetes? High blood pressure? Heart disease symptoms? Stroke risk? Don’t accept the unacceptable!
  • Start your plan to reverse diabetes and avoid heart disease and stroke now!
  • Health transformation tools YOU can use
  • KAPOW! Bars
  • Good Food, Great Medicine TYPE 2 DIABETES REVERSAL AND SUSTAINABLE WEIGHT LOSS 2-part class series
  • Dr Hassell’s speaking events

January 2019

  • Susan’s life up-ended in a split second
  • Getting the best care from your doctor
  • The best health care includes self care
  • Roasted Umami Almonds
  • Good Food, Great Medicine TYPE 2 DIABETES REVERSAL AND SUSTAINABLE WEIGHT LOSS 2-part class series
  • Dr Hassell’s speaking events