Category Archives: Misc

Integrative Medical Management of Diabetes and Other Chronic Diseases

Integrative Medical Management of Diabetes and Other Chronic Diseases -On Essential Metals, Toxic Metals and Diabetes Richard Z. Cheng, M.D., Ph.D. Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) is a worldwide major epidemic, affecting hundreds of millions of people worldwide. The world’s most populous … Continue reading

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3 Key Reasons Why I Recommend Low Carb/Ketogenic Diet

Low Carb/Ketogenic Diet has been very hot in the last few years.  Here I share my experiences with Low Carb/Ketogenic diet for myself and a large number of patients for the 4 or 5 years.    There are 3 reasons … Continue reading

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A big missing part in today‘s cancer management programs

A very important part of an ideal cancer management plan that is missing in today‘s cancer mangement is the “seed and soil” relationship of cancer. Why do cancers grow in some people? Is it because of bad luck or bad … Continue reading

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Anti-Aging/Functional Medical Testing, A Major Weapon for the Prevention of Cancer, Coronary Heart Disease, etc

Many people get annual physical exams.  But often times the physical exam seems to be fine, but not long after they are diagnosed of cancer or some other severe diseases.   Why?  This is because the current physical exam is … Continue reading

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An advanced stage breast cancer patient with lung, liver, and bone metastases

An advanced stage breast cancer patient with lung, liver, and bone metastases. After three and a half years of Integraive Cancer Therapy, her cancer has gradually shrunk.  Now she lives well with her tumor still present.   Share a case … Continue reading

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Basic science thinking vs clnical thinking

Basic science thinking vs clnical thinking.   These are 2 totally different styles of thinking.  As a basic scientist, s/he needs to dissect complex problems into single and small questions and then seek solutions to these small but basic questions.  … Continue reading

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Management of a Patient with Skin rash, Abdominal Pain and Fatigue, with a Functional Medicine prospective

Summary: A patient with debilitating skin rash, abdonimal comfort and fatigue for nearly 1 year, with no improvement from dermatology and family medicine care.  The problem: a dermatologist looks at skin rash and doesn’t recognize that her other non skin … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating Habits

Healthy Eating Habits that I Follow and Commend   Richard Z. Cheng, M.D., Ph.D.   For the last several years, I have been eating 2 meals a day (skipping breakfast, eating lunch and dinner for 6 days a week.  On … Continue reading

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RESTORING NUTRIENTS

                                    RESTORING NUTRIENTS  We require food to provide us with the 3 key macronutrients:  1) Carbohydrates.  Sugar and starch, are predominantly used for our immediate energy needs. {Although both proteins and fats can also be converted into ATP for intra-cellular … Continue reading

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TOXIN MANAGEMENT

                                      TOXIN MANAGEMENT We are exposed to more chemical toxins than people in other developed countries. In order to restore our health, we need to reduce our toxic burden.  For example: Up to 90% of cancers in the U.S. are … Continue reading

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