The AFL, ASADA and Essendon

What a great victory for Essendon. I was surprised, frankly, that the AFL tribunal had the fortitude to go against the powerful ASADA and come up with a just verdict. The vitriol directed at James Hird and Dean Robinson was horrific and hate-filled and misinformed reporters who are wannabe vicarious foot-ball players didn’t make it easy for the public to understand what might have happened. The fact that Paddy Ryder was turned into an emotional mess because of insinuations made to him by ASADA was not…

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Australia’s Attitude to Testosterone

It is dismaying to see that Australia so often keeps falling on the wrong side of sensible. Judging from our reactions to Essendon FC, peptides and male hormonal support in general, we are virtually medieval. The PBS is no longer going to allow GPs to prescribe testosterone for men (estrogen is fine for women, though) from April 1, on the PBS system.  That is unless they get ‘permission’ from a urologist or endocrinologist, neither of whom would have any idea about why men might need…

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Type 2 Diabetes (T2D), Metabolic Syndrome and taking medicines unnecessarily (‘just in case’.)

The LCHF Conference in South Africa, would have been a revelation to the general public that came to the Sunday conference. People learned that T2D can be ‘cured’ in just a few days after starting a LCHF diet. The medical profession is becoming less skilled in optimal disease management because the ‘6 minute consult’ cannot allow doctors to develop refined clinical skills. Lab tests dictate treatments, which makes no sense as they are meant to be used as a guide to the clinical assessment, but that…

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