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Andrew Farquhar, MD

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Letters / June 2012

Obesity and weight loss diets have long been frustrating issues in lifestyle counseling. In the BCMJ April issue I was glad to see the Council on Health Promotion encourage physicians to focus on health rather than... Read More

Letters / October 2008

I’d like to relate an experience I recently had with a chiropractor in Kelowna. It was both educational and disturbing. On account of recurring low back pain, my daughter was enthusiastically advised by one of her... Read More

Letters / June 2006

I would like to make a few points in relation to Drs Frohlich and Ignaszewski’s response to my letter on CVD in diabetes (BCMJ 2006;48[1]:10-12). I suggested that the “vast majority of” (not “all”)... Read More

Letters / January/February 2006

I suspect that the article by Dr David Wood, et al, “Prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes” (BCMJ, (2005;47(8):424-428), may be misleading for many physicians,... Read More

Letters / March 2003

The article “Diabetic blood sugar control: An urban/rural comparison” by Gobrial et al. in the December issue [BCMJ 2002;44(10):537] questions whether “suboptimal management of rural diabetics” is in part responsible... Read More