Dr. Michael Roizen, MD

Bio

Michael F. Roizen, MD, a Sharecare Editorial Advisory member, is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Williams College, Alpha Omega Alpha graduate of the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, and is board certified in both Anesthesiology and Internal Medicine. In 2007 Dr. Roizen was named the Chief Wellness Officer (the first such position in a major healthcare institution in the United States) for Cleveland Clinic, and Chair of its Wellness Institute. Dr. Roizen co-founded RealAge and chairs its Scientific Advisory Board. He is 68 calendar years of age, but his RealAge is 47.9. He and Dr Oz have authored 8 NY Times bestsellers between them, and three separately, including 4 #1 NY Times Bestsellers, including RealAge, Are You As Young As You Can Be, YOU: The Owner’s Manual, YOU: On A Diet, the Owner’s Manual for Waist Management, and YOU Staying Young, the Owner’s Manual for Extending Your Warranty.

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  • Dr. Michael Roizen, MD - Cleveland, OH - Internal Medicine
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    What Is the Difference Between a Good Carbohydrate and a Bad Carbohydrate?

    The difference between at good carb and a bad carb is how fast that carb raises your blood sugar. In this video, internal medicine specialist Michael Roizen, MD, explains the difference, and provides multiple examples of both types of carbohydrates.
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    Will Eating Carbohydrates Make Me Fat?

    Eating simple carbohydrates can make you fat, because they are easily turned into sugar; as opposed to healthy carbs, like vegetables, fruits and 100% whole grains. Watch as internal medicine specialist Michael Roizen, MD, explains the difference.
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    What Are Good Sources of Odd Omega Fatty Acids 3, 5, 7 and 9?

    Each of the odd omega fatty acids 3, 5, 7 and 9 have healthy food sources you should include in your diet to enjoy the benefits of these nutrients. In this video, internal medicine specialist Michael Roizen, MD, shares some of these food sources.
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    What Should I Know About Odd Omega Fatty Acids 3, 5, 7 and 9?

    The odd omega fatty acids 3, 5, 7 and 9 are all healthy for you! Watch internal medicine specialist Michael Roizen, MD, explain the amazing benefits of these important nutrients, and the various foods you should include in your diet to get them.
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    How Can I Avoid Symptoms of Lactose Intolerance?

    To avoid symptoms of lactose intolerance, you first have to eliminate lactose totally, then re-introduce it back into the diet slowly, to determine tolerance. In this video, internal medicine specialist Michael Roizen, MD, explains this concept.
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    What Can I Do to Positively Change My Health Destiny?

    To positively change your health destiny, you need to understand that you can choose to be healthy; you are not at the mercy of your genetics. Watch as internal medicine specialist Michael Roizen, MD, explains the steps to getting a health "do over."
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    What Is a Health "Do Over"?

    A health "do over" is when we give ourselves permission to have a second chance with regard to our health. In this video, internal medicine specialist Michael Roizen, MD, explains the seven steps to follow that can help facilitate a health "do over."
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    What Are Some Healthier Substitutions for Diet Soda?

    Some healthier substitutions for diet soda include flavored carbonated water, green tea, black coffee and even dark chocolate. In this video, internal medicine specialist Michael Roizen, MD, shares his favorite healthy alternatives for diet soda.
  • Dr. Michael Roizen, MD - Cleveland, OH - Internal Medicine
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    How Do I Quit Drinking Diet Soda?

    In order to quit drinking diet soda, you need to develop a plan for cutting back, find a buddy, and find healthy alternatives to satisfy your craving. Watch internal medicine specialist Michael Roizen, MD, share tips for breaking a diet soda habit.
  • Dr. Michael Roizen, MD - Cleveland, OH - Internal Medicine
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    What Are the Treatment Options for Chronic Hepatitis C?

    Chronic hepatitis C treatment options now include a number of oral medications that inhibit replication of the hep C virus. In this video, internal medicine specialist Michael Roizen, MD, describes these new drug options and how to reach remission.
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    How Has Hepatitis C Treatment Changed?

    Hepatitis C treatment has undergone radical changes, says internal medicine specialist Michael Roizen, MD. In this video, he discusses the new oral medications used to treat hep C with fewer side effects -- but there is one major downside.
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    How Long Does It Take to Treat Chronic Hepatitis C?

    Chronic hepatitis C patients take oral medications for 12 or 24 weeks, depending on the stage and differences in conditions. In this video, internal medicine specialist Michael Roizen, MD, explains which specialist you must see for hep C treatment.
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    What Is the Prognosis for People with Hepatitis C?

    Oral medications for hepatitis C have high success rates, but the drugs are very expensive, says internal medicine specialist Michael Roizen, MD. Watch him explain how insurance and preventive measures can improve the prognosis for hep C patients.
  • Dr. Michael Roizen, MD - Cleveland, OH - Internal Medicine
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    How Can the Mediterranean Diet Help Prevent Breast Cancer?

    A recent study shows that the Mediterranean Diet, which includes olive oil, helps reduce the incidence of breast cancer. In this video, internal medicine specialist Michael Roizen, MD, discusses some exciting new findings about this healthy diet.