OK, so I'm one part blown away, one part grateful and one little part "I told you so!"
In a Patient Power video recap of the recent ASH conference in San Diego. Andrew Shorr interviews various speakers, among them: Dr. Robyn Scherber, an asst professor of hematology and oncology at the Mays Clinic in St. Antonio, TX. She discusses new promising research showing the link between diet and inflammation which is a part of most blood disorders. Very simply, she suggests that reducing inflammation through diet can slow down the progression of our blood disorders as well as "reducing symptom burden." I think we all know what that means from our personal experience. I can now see the day when specific diet changes and nutrition (and a host of other holistic approaches) will be less scoffed upon by conventional medical practitioners and will in fact be coordinated with any treatment protocols to improve quality of life and length of life. This is exactly what the alternative/complementary medicine community has been saying for years. Thanks to all of you who have bravely shared your diet and holistic approaches & successes in these forums. There is hope for us all.
Here's the Video link: