July 10, 2019

For many reasons the Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1920 (an H1N1 strain), known colloquially as the Spanish Flu, is a remarkably fascinating disease for many reasons. I will touch only a few of them, which offer similarities to GDD:

1. One of the most remarkable unique asp...

March 22, 2019

When I reflect over what I have done in my career, with a great emphasis throughout on patient safety, I think the best explanation of why I have been prepared to stand up for the rights of patients, and not simply follow along with the status quo (the latter course va...

March 13, 2019

The interval between chelations likely is also very important. In our original peer-reviewed article on chelation with DTPA we looked at 4 week and 1 week intervals and found that both were acceptable.

With more experience, it seems that time interval may need to be tai...

March 4, 2019

A number of patients have described that concurrent with GDD they have chronic infections, with infections caused by organisms with a tendency for chronic infections. These include viruses like Herpes and Epstein Barr (EB), and the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi (causa...

March 1, 2019

The foundation for treatment of GDD is two components:

1) removing the Gd 

2) controlling the host response.

The most reliable will be with true medications; for removal: iv DTPA (or in the future other ligands/chelators, especially oral); for control of host response:...

February 25, 2019

With experience with chelation and familiarity with patient status from around the world, chelation alone in many individuals may not be enough. In fact in some it seems to make them worse, although at present it is not clear if the worsening is limited to 1 year or so...

January 2, 2019

Since the start of my calling Gadolinium Deposition Disease (GDD), Gadolinium Deposition Disease, there has been dissension to that term. From patients on one side, and from radiologists/physicians on the other. Often in life when one choses the middle ground on a subj...

December 5, 2018

   The immune system is a remarkably complex and interwoven system of various cells that serve either as action heroes, checks, and balances, the vast majority of these are classified together as the family of white blood cells. All components are essential to achieve...

November 7, 2018

I've had several requests to discuss the subject of children and GDD. I have to preface this by saying I have minimal knowledge of this, so this is one of my blogs which is highly speculative.

Surprisingly there is little contact I receive...

October 30, 2018

The question comes up often in emails from patients. How does one know if the symptoms I am experiencing is from GDD or from another disease? The reality is, that most patients who get an MRI have some process ongoing which has brought them to getting an MRI. Hence the...

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