Dr. Fung is a Toronto based kidney specialist, having graduated from the University of Toronto and finishing his medical specialty at the University of California, Los Angeles in 2001. He is the author of the bestsellers ‘The Obesity Code’ and ‘The Complete Guide to Fasting’. He has pioneered the use of therapeutic fasting for weight loss and type 2 diabetes reversal in his IDM clinic.
A case report in 2000 described a 24-year-old woman presented to her physicians with some unusual symptoms. During exercise, she experienced a full grand mal seizure, without any previous history [...]
From a disease perspective, obesity leads to many medical complications, including heart disease, breathing problems, cancer and arthritis. PCOS is just one more of these medical complications. Not all obese [...]
Making the diagnosis of PCOS in adolescents is particularly tricky. When girls first begin to menstruate (called menarche), cycles are commonly irregular and may not always be accompanied by ovulation. [...]