This forum is dedicated to providing hypoglycemics and their family members with support and information. In addition, people who suffer from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, or any other chronic illness are welcome here!
Dr. Nancy Appleton
The HSF is very fortunate to have Dr. Nancy Appleton as a Medical Advisor. Dr. Appleton has earned her Ph.D. in Nutrition and is a nutritional consultant, researcher, speaker and author of the famous book Lick The Sugar Habit. Visit her website and take a quiz to see if you are addicted to sugar, and then read how sugar can ruin your health. This is so startling that Dr. Appleton suggests you print it and put it up on your refrigerator.
Connie Bennett, C.H.H.C.
Do you suffer from hypoglycemic symptoms such as mood swings, heart palpitations, and brain fog? If so, former sugar addict and holistic health counselor Connie Bennett can help you. Once besieged by scary hypoglycemic ailments herself, Connie is now a “Sugar Liberator,” who helps thousands of sugar addicts and people with reactive hypoglycemia. Get her acclaimed book, SUGAR SHOCK! (from Berkley Books), which will open your eyes to sugar’s dangers and hypoglycemia and will show you how to break free. Grab a sneak peek at Connie’s book at www.SugarShock.com. Take her fun but serious SUGAR SHOCK! Quiz at www.SugarShockBlog.com. A look at Connie’s book, blog and website is a must!
Jay Foster, B.S., C.C.N
Jay Foster, an HSF Medical Advisor, is a National Biochemist involved in the practice of Applied Clinical Nutrition for the past twenty-five years. He is the Director of Body Chemistry Associates and a Certified Clinical Nutritionist. In addition to his private practice, Jay is host of Health Connection Radio (WKAT 1360 am), South Florida’s number one source for information and nutrition since 1996.
Visit Jay’s website and you will have the opportunity to listen to him and his guests as they share the most current information on health and wellness topics, including hypoglycemia, diabetes, and alcoholism. The great news is that these programs can be downloaded from his website www.1800chemist.com.
Teresa Hale founded the Hale Clinic in 1987. It was opened officially by HRH The Prince of Wales in 1988. Its purpose is to combine and integrate the principles of conventional and complementary medicine on the basis that no one system has the whole answer to every medical problem. Great emphasis is placed on preventive medicine as a way of maintaining good health after treatment.
The Hale Clinic has pioneered research into the treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome, multiple sclerosis, autism, cerebral palsy and repetitive strain injury. If you live in the London area and need to find a healthcare professional knowledgeable about hypoglycemia, call the Hale Clinic. I am certain they will assist you.
Dr. Joan Mathews Larson
Dr. Mathews is the author of the national bestseller Seven Weeks to Sobriety. She holds a doctorate in nutrition and is the founder and executive director of the highly esteemed Health Recovery Center in Minneapolis. It was the loss of her seventeen-year-old son to suicide that fueled her search for more effective solutions to emotional healing. You must visit her website…it is the best out there, giving in-depth information on the correlation between hypoglycemia and alcoholism.
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1650 Tiburon Boulevard
Tiburon, CA 94920
Phone (800) 515-4325
Founded in 1990, AlternativeMedicine.com bills itself as “the leading alternative medicine content provider” in the United States. This organization also hosts a radio show, magazine and book division. Offers an online, searchable “Find a Practitioner” database.
American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM)
6505 E. Central Avenue, #296
Wichita, KS 67206
Phone (316) 684-5500
Formed in 1965, the American Academy of Environmental Medicine is an organization of physicians trained to recognize environmentally triggered illnesses. Doctors examine outside factors that can have adverse effects on health, including diet, inhalants, chemicals, radiation, heat, cold, humidity and more. Maintains an online database of “Referrable Physicians.” Referred doctors are AAEM members who’ve completed additional training and passed the Academy’s board examination.
American Academy of Osteopathy
3500 DePauw Boulevard, Suite 1080
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Phone (317) 879-1881
The American Academy of Osteopathy is dedicated to advancing osteopathic medicine, which focuses on “treating the whole person, not just the symptoms.” Members are either osteopathic physicians (Doctors of Osteopathy, or D.O.s) or M.D.s with an interest in osteopathy, including the art and science of osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT). Maintains an online “Find a Physician” searchable database.
American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP)
818 18th Street, NW, Suite 250
Washington, D.C. 20006
Phone (202) 237-8150 or (866) 538-2267 (toll free)
Founded in 1985, the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians is a national society that promotes treatment strategies that combine traditional medical science with therapeutic nutrition, botanical medicine, homeopathy, classical Chinese medicine, hydrotherapy and naturopathic manipulative therapy. Offers an online “Looking for a Naturopathic Physician” database.
American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM)
8001 Irvine Center Drive, Suite 825
Irvine, CA 92618
Phone (949) 309-3520 or (800) 532-3688
The nonprofit ACAM is an alternative healthcare medical society, with nearly 1000 physicians (M.D.s and D.O.s) from 30 nations. Founded in 1973, it is dedicated to educating physicians about complementary and alternative medicine. Provides online “Doctor Search” database.
American Holistic Health Association (AHHA)
P.O. Box 17400
Anaheim, CA 92817-7400
Phone (714) 779-6152
Founded in 1989, the American Holistic Health Association is a consumer education group dedicated “to promoting holistic principles: honoring the whole person (mind, body and spirit) and encouraging people to actively participate in their own health and healthcare.” Offers extensive online “Resource & Referral Lists,” which include information about holistic doctors and how to locate treatment options.
American Holistic Medical Association (AHMA)
27629 Chagrin Boulevard, Suite 213
Woodmere, OH 44122
Phone (216) 292-6644
The American Holistic Medical Association, founded in 1978, is a membership organization for nearly 1000 licensed healthcare professionals (M.D.s, D.O.s and more) who practice holistic medicine, which is the art and science of healing that addresses the whole person – body, mind, and spirit. Maintains an online “Physician Referral Directory.” Visit http://www.holisticmedicine.org/content.asp?pl=64&sl=47&contentid=47 to read “How to Choose a Provider.”
The Institute for Functional Medicine
505 S. 336th Street, Suite 500
Federal Way, WA 98003
Phone (800) 228-0622
Fax (253) 661-8310
The Institute for Functional Medicine seeks to improve patients’ health through prevention, early assessment, and comprehensive management of complex, chronic disease. Functional medicine is a science-based field of healthcare that emphasizes “patient care” rather than “disease care.” Functional medicine specialists examine core clinical imbalances that underlie various disease conditions, which could arise out of diet, exercise and trauma. Maintains an online FM Practitioner Search database at www.functionalmedicine.org/practitioner_search.aspx?id=117.
Life Extension Foundation (LEF)
3600 W. Commercial Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
Phone (954) 766-8433 or (800) 544-4440
Officially incorporated in 1980, the Life Extension Foundation is a nonprofit organization which seeks to radically extend the healthy human lifespan. Maintains an online “Directory of Innovative Physicians.”
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
Phone (312) 899-0040 or (800) 877-1600
Maintains a searchable database of dietitians by zip code.
An extensive online database where you can find nutritionists, acupuncturists, certified personal trainers, dentists, chiropractors, herbalists, homeopaths, massage therapists, medical doctors, naturopaths, osteopaths, registered dietitians, registered nurses, Ph.D.s, and pharmacists. www.findanutritionist.com was founded in 1999 by Designs for Health, which produces a line of nutritional supplements and provides nutrition training.
The International & American Associations of Clinical Nutritionists (IAACN)
15280 Addison Road, Suite 130
Addison, TX 75001
Phone (972) 407-9089
Founded in 1983 as a Florida state organization, the International & American Associations of Clinical Nutritionists (IAACN) is a professional association of practicing clinical nutritionists in many healthcare professions. Call for a nutritionist referral.
The Hypoglycemic Health Association of Australia (HHAA)