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About Me Missing the mountains as I am in Medical School on the coast of South Carolina.

Ranger for 2 years at Philmont and have done extensive backpacking in the southeast.
CityCharleston
StateSC
CountryUSA

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Re: Glucosamine: Significance of the standard mean difference?
Great question Buck, I'll try to answer it the best I can, but I am no statistician. Cochrane uses the term SMD instead of "effect size", but it is the same, just called SMD due t...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Glucosamine and Chondrotin
April 24, 11:02am

Lit Review
FWIW, the Cochrane Library did a systematic review of the literature in 2009 of RCTs that compared Glucosamine (only) vs placebo. They found 25 trials that met their criteria. I will give findin...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Glucosamine and Chondrotin
April 23, 1:37pm

Post-meniscus Surg
I actually tore my lateral meniscus a few years ago and had a partial menisecomy. I will give a few suggestions that echo others and some differences. 1. Seek PT out and do strengthening exercis...

In GEAR » Knee pain, need suggestions
April 18, 7:59pm

Re: cuben (vs grosgrain) tarp tieouts?
I believe Dan Durston made a rainfly for his quarterdome out of cuben and did cuben tie outs to linelocs. Would have to do a search.

In Make Your Own Gear » cuben (vs grosgrain) tarp tieouts?
April 03, 3:54am

Re: re boots
Jack, deborah and spelt, I hear you about saying you have found something that works for you. I am only 25 and have complex ankle (and knee) problems due to playing soccer all during my youth. To t...

In GEAR » In need of help, BOOT SHOPPING
March 28, 7:43pm

Re: Did we take the same classes?
I agree with the others. The more knowledge I gained from medical courses, the less I usually take; esp on solo trips. My kit is usually (1-5day hike): Superglue (or dermabond if I have some la...

In Philosophy & Technique » For WFA+ trained folks: How has your first-aid kit expanded?
March 21, 11:18pm

Buried in snow
I thought that would be the case for the Rockies. It's just hard to think about it because it is 90 degrees here in SC by then. I'll look into the SW and coastal West some more. Thanks.

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Advice for trip
March 19, 1:20pm

Advice for trip
So, I will have about 2 weeks next year after I graduate medical school to go on a backpacking trip somewhere and was looking to go someplace I haven't been before. Season: Late-April/Early-...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Advice for trip
March 19, 8:49am

Med Dosage
Yep, sorry bout that, glanced at the wrong med. Corrected the dosage in my earlier post. And Bob, I agree, dosage may change on clinical scenario and physician preference. Meds for Giardiasis: ...

In GEAR » Giardia Medicine
February 28, 6:37pm

Re: Re: Re: Giardia Medicine
Well, Greg, he is talking about the link you posted. Being a member of the medical community I would strongly caution against ordering medication online. Especially if you can't guarantee manuf...

In GEAR » Giardia Medicine
February 28, 6:07pm

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