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Offline Paleo Curmudgeon

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Paleo Blog Being Investigated For Practicing Without a License
« on: January 31, 2012, 10:52:49 PM »


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In case you did not know… This blog and I are being investigated by the NC Board of Dietitians due to egads!!! …

I tell people to eat like I do!!!!  …without a license!!  Horrors!!!

Here’s my story if you don’t know it… I’m just a formerly obese, formerly insulin and drug dependent Type 2 Diabetic… who has normal blood sugar… and I’m drug and insulin FREE

Note 1: Every single person that ‘eats like me’ or similarly improves health markers… every single one.

The point? … no one is ‘hurt’ by following my food recipes nor the meal plan I follow.

 

Note 2: Here is a link to the NC Law I am violating, “GUIDELINE A_6“. I still, to this day have not read it… maybe I will some day. :)

Note 3:  If you look on the emblem you see that the board was formed in 1992.  Since they were formed, obesity and diabetes has skyrocketed in the state, the nation and the world.  But yeah… don’t let me hurt someone …..

Read the entire story here: 

http://www.diabetes-warrior.net/2012/01/28/this-site-free-speech-are-being-investigated/




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Re: Paleo Blog Being Investigated For Practicing Without a License
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2012, 02:15:22 AM »
Let's have this spread viral.
It's about time we go head to head with those quack MDs.


Offline el cogollero

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Re: Paleo Blog Being Investigated For Practicing Without a License
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2012, 02:58:26 AM »
Incredible! The internet is full of non-qualified people giving diet advice of all sorts.

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Re: Paleo Blog Being Investigated For Practicing Without a License
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2012, 08:49:42 AM »
This is beyond all comprehension. Reminds me of a time in the 1950s when the state legislature of Alabama tried to pass a law making pi equal to 3.

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Re: Paleo Blog Being Investigated For Practicing Without a License
« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2012, 01:17:14 PM »
I mostly HATE the Government... yes I do....  Even the things they do well can be done better by the private sector.....


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Re: Paleo Blog Being Investigated For Practicing Without a License
« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2012, 01:27:34 PM »
There must be thousands of non-doctor vegan and veggo blogs out there handing out advice.

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Re: Paleo Blog Being Investigated For Practicing Without a License
« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2012, 01:50:20 PM »
True, but they aren't handing out advice counter to that of the NC Board of Dietitians and making noise about it. Steve told me he thinks he was turned in because he dared to speak up at a nutrition seminar and someone there turned him in. So, it is not like the Board are actively looking for site's like www.diabetes-warrior.net, but once they know you exist, lookout!  Of course it is still bullsh*t.


There must be thousands of non-doctor vegan and veggo blogs out there handing out advice.

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Re: Paleo Blog Being Investigated For Practicing Without a License
« Reply #7 on: February 02, 2012, 02:25:52 PM »
I wonder how this will pan out? I and others on this forum have given out a lot of very specific advice.

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Re: Paleo Blog Being Investigated For Practicing Without a License
« Reply #8 on: February 02, 2012, 02:31:18 PM »
He has a lawyer working pro bono for him, and the lawyer seems to think that the Board has nothing to stand on. We shall see!

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Re: Paleo Blog Being Investigated For Practicing Without a License
« Reply #9 on: February 02, 2012, 02:57:32 PM »
It's to be noted he used to have a link on his site offering specific advice for a fee.  Accepting fees could be what got him in trouble.

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Re: Paleo Blog Being Investigated For Practicing Without a License
« Reply #10 on: February 02, 2012, 03:27:20 PM »
It's to be noted he used to have a link on his site offering specific advice for a fee.  Accepting fees could be what got him in trouble.

Ahhhh that makes more sense. Still there are a tonne of health books on sale right now not written by medical professionals.

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Re: Paleo Blog Being Investigated For Practicing Without a License
« Reply #11 on: February 02, 2012, 03:33:56 PM »
I'm definitely not saying persecuting the blogger is okay - just explaining why the free advice we give out is less likely to get us in trouble.

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Re: Paleo Blog Being Investigated For Practicing Without a License
« Reply #12 on: February 03, 2012, 12:56:51 AM »
It's to be noted he used to have a link on his site offering specific advice for a fee.  Accepting fees could be what got him in trouble.

ah yes... follow the money trail