As an internist, Dr. Casañas is well versed in the importance of control of glycemia and its disregulation being associated with the metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance which leads to early coronary disease, hypertension, high triglycerides, and more. Dr. Casañas implements the use of subcutaneously injected Byetta, as well as the use of oral agents such as Metformin in those in whom insulin and other metabolic assessments indicate its use.
A magnet pellet is placed in specific points in the ear that have to do with metabolism and endorphin release, and lead to appetite suppression and metabolic enhancement. In addition, these points will lead to a general sense of well-being. In fact, one of the points used is called Shen Men in Chinese which means gate of spirit.