Books I’d Like To Get – Wishlist

Below is the current list as of April 1st, 2023 of the books I would like to get through Google Play (which is tied into my google account, so if you would like to gift me a book, please PM me for my google account email). Sadly at this point, Google Books does now allow gifting between all countries (US and Canada it does, but not sure about elsewhere), if you are outside of Canada or the US then sadly you might not be able to Gift a Google Book to me, but you can go to my Linktree to see other ways to support me, as well as seeing all the Amazone wishlists that I have created. 

* Means I don’t yet have the book
** Means I have gotten the book (it will also not have an active link)

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#Quote – Alan Alda

“Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in awhile, or the light won’t come in.”

Alan Alda
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#Quote – Ralph Charell

Avoid the crowd. Do your own thinking independently. Be the chess player, not the chess piece.

Ralph Charell
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Understanding GLP-1 and the Rise of Ozempic: A Breakthrough in Diabetes and Obesity Treatment

Recently, there’s been a lot of media buzz about a specific medication called Ozempic. Many of you may have seen or heard stories about this “new drug” that’s making waves. But what you might not know is that while Ozempic itself is new, the class of medications it belongs to is not.

The Basics of GLP-1
The medication class Ozempic belongs to is called GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide-1) receptor agonists. Researchers first discovered the GLP-1 hormone in the 1980s. GLP-1 is a naturally occurring hormone that helps regulate blood sugar levels. Interestingly, research into hormones like GLP-1 has been ongoing for over a century. In the 1960s, another hormone called GIP (glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide) was discovered, but it was initially dismissed because it didn’t seem to help with insulin secretion.

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#Quote – Seneca

Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power.

Seneca
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#Quote – Theodore Seuss Geisel

I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living. It’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope and that enables you to laugh at all of life’s realities.

Theodore Seuss Geisel, 1904 – 1991
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