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Blood Sugar: Why You Can’t Lose the Weight with Dr. Marlene Merritt

Confused about blood sugar and its problems? Dr. Marlene Merritt from the Merritt Wellness Center in Austin, Texas, clearly explains how the problems started, progressed, and how most people are inadvertently making things worse. 4 out of 5 adults at the age of 55 are diabetic or pre-diabetic — this video explains how that occurred and why it will only continue to happen. (part 1 of 4)



Dr. Marlene Merritt, DOM, MS Nutrition, received her Masters degree in Oriental Medicine in 2000 and is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine. She has an additional Masters degree in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine from the University of Bridgeport. She is licensed by the New Mexico Board of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and is nationally board certified in Oriental Medicine. She is an Applied Clinical Nutritionist, and is additionally Board Certified in Bariatric Counseling, and certified in the Bredesen MEND Protocol™. She is also currently enrolled in the Institute for Functional Medicine’s Certification Program to become an IFM Certified Practitioner. She has published multiple articles on different issues in nutrition. In addition to a full clinical practice, she lectures nationally with her husband, Will Mitchell, to healthcare practitioners all over the U.S. and Canada on issues ranging from dementia, diabetes, endocrine dysfunction, blood chemistry, nutrition and functional medicine.

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