• Are You A Sugar Addict?

    I have a confession: not three years ago, I was scooping five teaspoons of sugar into my coffee every morning. Oh, and since I regularly drink coffee in the afternoon, I did the same at 3:00 p.m. And I’d probably have a Coke at lunch. Yes, I am a former sugar addict.   Despite my degrees […]

    The Real Problem Isn’t Coconut Oil

    Last week, there was an article published in USA Today entitled “Coconut oil isn’t healthy. It’s never been healthy.” Why this claim? An advisory board to the American Heart Association deemed it unsafe for consumption because the saturated fat increases LDL cholesterol. And of course increased LDL cholesterol causes cardiovascular disease, right? Wrong! In the […]

    Eat Fat. Get Skinny.

    I have a few go-to lunch spots when I want to go low-carb. One of them is Chipotle. Recently, as I headed out to pick up my usual bowl, I asked my employee, Aliza (she handles Finance for GCM), if she wanted me to pick her up something. She gave me her order, which included […]

    You don’t need a prescription. You need the No Sugar, No Starch Diet.

    I’d like to share a quick story with you . . . Last week, two drug reps stopped in to tell me about a new Type-2 Diabetes drug. I declined to accept the samples because, as I explained respectfully, those medications were part of the obesity problem not the solution. The medication they were peddling–and […]

    Want to attain your ideal body composition? We can help!

    OUR SCALE DOESN’T LIE And “skinny-fat” is a real thing. You probably thought “skinny-fat” was just a superficial, made-up term but we’re here to tell you it’s a real thing! Skinny-fat people are characterized as having a normal weight, overdeveloped body fat mass, and underdeveloped muscle mass. And guess who fell into this category? Our […]

    The Dr. Tommy Show Podcast

    We’re excited to share Dr. Griffin’s first podcast on the Tommy McElroy, MD Show where he discusses his backstory of working in a traditional family practice with thousands of patients to starting his private, direct-primary care practice in South Tampa. Fast forward to 39:40 if you want to hear specifically about the No Sugar, No […]

    Hormone Replacement Therapy News

    Public Release: 8-Mar-2017, shared from EurekAlert! Hormone replacement therapy associated with lower mortality Therapy also linked with less plaque buildup in the heart’s arteries American College of Cardiology Women using hormone replacement therapy to relieve the symptoms of menopause faced a lower risk of death and showed lower levels of atherosclerosis, or plaque buildup in the […]

    Meet Aliza: Finance & Operations Specialist

    “Each person at Griffin Concierge Medical is knowledgeable, kind, responsible and motivated to make each patient’s experience flawless. I’m so proud to be a member of this excellent group of people.” Since joining Griffin Concierge Medical in May of 2016, I have been assisting the business side of the practice. I help to manage accounting, […]

    Bone Broth: Try Dr. Griffin’s latest, late-night snack.

    It may be seem trendy, but people have been touting the healing properties of bone broth for ages. Bone broth, a simple combination of bones, vegetables and water that simmers for hours, is said to protect the joints, heal the gut, boost immunity and leave skin radiant. Enjoy a hot mug of bone broth as […]