Tag Archives: Trina Health

The Weekender for June 23, 2018

The Weekender for June 23, 2018

It’s not every day we get to speak to a national audience. But this week we did. Our eight-minute documentary about a couple from Montana who invested their life savings into a “miracle” diabetes treatment aired on the PBS NewsHour. (If you missed it, here’s the link.) This documentary took a ton of work. What aired Tuesday was the culmination ... Read More »

Hustling Hope: Big name in medicine touted Trina diabetes treatment before founder’s indictment

Hustling Hope: Big name in medicine touted Trina diabetes treatment before founder’s indictment

Sacramento lawyer G. Ford Gilbert, the recently indicted founder of the national diabetes network Trina Health, hitched his clinic’s expansion plans to a big national name in organized medicine and health policy: Dr. Jack Lewin. Lewin was CEO of the California Medical Association for more than 11 years, CEO of the American College of Cardiology for more than five years ... Read More »

Hustling Hope: San Diego doctor runs controversial diabetes clinic

Hustling Hope: San Diego doctor runs controversial diabetes clinic

Just about every Tuesday morning around 7:30, John McCreary of Poway can be found waiting for Dr. James Novak’s office to open. Almost always, McCreary said, he’s the first one there. Novak’s practice is listed as the only one in the San Diego area offering Trina Health’s “Artificial Pancreas Treatment,” a four-hour IV insulin infusion procedure for people with diabetes. ... Read More »

Hustling Hope: Doctors debunk diabetes treatment as fraud charges hit clinic executive

Hustling Hope: Doctors debunk diabetes treatment as fraud charges hit clinic executive

Just imagine: A nonsurgical treatment that helps millions of people with complications from diabetes restore vision, repair damaged kidneys, and reverse heart disease and cognitive decline. A treatment that heals wounds in their legs and feet, repairs damage from stroke, and eliminates a common type of diabetic nerve pain called neuropathy. That’s what lawyer G. Ford Gilbert and his network of ... Read More »