Lies I Taught In Medical School w/ Dr. Robert Lufkin, MD + BoneCoach™ Osteoporosis & Osteopenia

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The Bone Coach Podcast | Lies I Taught In Medical School with Dr. Robert Lufkin | Bone Loss Podcast

Wouldn’t you choose to spend your last 10-20 years playing with your grandkids and embracing every moment rather than sitting in a wheelchair, passively watching life go by?

Well, it might surprise you that there could be some “lies” taught in medical school that could potentially steer you away from this healthy, active future.

In this enlightening conversation with Dr. Robert Lufkin — a distinguished physician, professor, and author — we explore the importance of metabolic health in preventing chronic diseases and uncover how conventional medical practices may not always address the underlying causes of your health concerns.

Episode Timeline

0:00 – Episode start

1:27 – Meet Dr. Robert Lufkin

3:17 – His diverse roles and achievements in the medical field

6:00 – How his own health experiences influenced his medical practices

7:59 – Insights into the conventional medical approach to chronic diseases and Dr. Lufkin’s perspective on prescription drugs

10:48 – Overlooked aspects of health in mainstream medical practice

13:04 – Debunking common dietary myths

15:02 – How special interest groups impact health guidelines and trustworthiness of scientific studies

17:19 – The broader implications of type 2 diabetes and its relation to lifestyle choices

19:37 – Challenges within the conventional medical system and the significance of functional medicine

22:04 – Methods to improve metabolic health and combat type 2 diabetes

26:23 – Discussion on bone health, the importance of protein in the diet, and Dr. Lufkin’s preferred protein sources.

28:25 –  Evaluating overall health and future health trajectories through specific tests and biomarkers

32:36 – Exciting future prospects in the fields of medicine and longevity

36:10 – A look into Dr. Lufkin’s upcoming book “Lies I Taught in Medical School”

38:25 – Closing remarks and additional resources

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About Dr. Robert Lufkin:

Dr. Robert Lufkin, MD is a physician and medical school professor at UCLA and USC. He specializes in the applied science of health, longevity, and consciousness, challenging traditional healthcare with evidence-based lifestyle modifications. Dr. Lufkin emphasizes the prevention and reversal of chronic diseases, fostering consciousness for a fulfilling life.

Apart from his medical practice, Dr. Lufkin is an accomplished author with over 200 peer-reviewed scientific papers and 14 books in six languages. His latest work, “Lies I Taught In Medical School,” is set to release in June 2024.

As a renowned speaker, he has delivered lectures and keynotes globally, earning recognition as one of the ‘100 Most Creative People in Los Angeles’ by Buzz Magazine. Dr. Lufkin’s accolades include presidencies in the Society of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and the American Society of Head and Neck Radiology. He holds several patents in artificial intelligence, notably the “Lufkin Needle,” a globally utilized MR-compatible biopsy needle.

Dr. Lufkin, a Brown University computer science graduate and University of Virginia School of Medicine alumnus, currently serves as Adjunct Clinical Professor of Radiology at the USC Keck School of Medicine. His academic focus revolves around the applied science of longevity, and he holds the position of Chief of Metabolic Imaging at a prominent medical network in southern California.

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