Letter writer: Empowered medical consumer reaped the benefits

Graphic by Lori Deaton

Regarding Bill Sites’ excellent adventures in cardiac rehab, it was a bit understated in your Feb 25 article [“Back in the Groove,” Xpress] that his self-determined choice of IV EDTA chelation therapy to treat his vascular disease succeeded in delaying his bypass surgery for a full 25 years!

This is particularly poignant when we realize that a first bypass surgery lasts about seven years, on the average, then needs to be redone. Congratulations to Mr. Sites for all his hard work to regain his health, especially the willingness to be an empowered medical consumer.

— James Biddle, M.D.
Asheville Integrative Medicine


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