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A Year(!) Without Sweets

Back in August of 2013, I received a call from a transfusion medicine doctor at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where I donate blood. “You have really lipemic plasma,” she told me. She explained that after they receive a whole blood donation, … Continue reading

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A Month Without Sweets (A Report From The Trenches)

“Hello, my name is Eric, and I’m a sugarholic.” Or am I? For years I have wondered whether or not this was true, as sweets have been one of my go-to ways of rewarding myself, or soothing any number of … Continue reading

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