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Optum: testing time for an invisible empire.

“At $226 billion annual revenues, Optum is the largest healthcare business in the US that no-one knows anything about. Optum by itself has revenues that are a little less than 5% of total US healthcare spending.” … and … “If […]

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Critical evaluation of diabetes management tools.

The PHTI is a new independant nonprofit that, “aims to provide independent, evidence-based assessments of emerging products, something that is currently lacking in the market.” Their first “blistering” report concluded that diabetes monitoring apps “do not deliver meaningful clinical benefits, […]

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Live a healthier life.

This was an interesting interview with Jason Carp, founder of Hu Products, Hu Kitchen, and HumanCo, a private holding company that invests in and builds brands focused on healthier living and sustainability. Listening to this, I was reminded exactly why […]

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The synergy of health and wealth.

It’s my pleasure to promote this interview between two people who I really like: Ilya Zlotnik, wealth advisor and partner at Vivaldi Capital Management, and Daniel Chille, founder and owner of TBD Fitness. ~ learn more

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Tim Ferris warns there are no biological free lunches.

So cool it on the extra testosterone, bro. “It’s alarming how many folks now treat “T” or “TRT” (testosterone replacement therapy) as something akin to taking a multivitamin, when they never would have considered taking androgenic-anabolic steroids (AAS) a few […]

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A critical take on GLP-1s.

“The Ozempic argument is that we can improve health by curbing obesity. Unfortunately, Ozempic is just another example of modern medicine’s tendency to silo chronic diseases into “treatable” conditions. This paradigm has been a universal failure: heart disease has risen […]

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The story of Novo Dordisk, maker of Ozempic.

This is a roughly 4-hour epic history of the most valuable company in Europe. “Once we dug further, we quickly realized this company has it all: an incredible 100+ year history filled with Nobel Prizes, bitter personal rivalries, board room […]