Exercise Boosts Function in Older CKD Patients
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients with comorbidities gained some benefits from exercise training, researchers reported here. Source: Exercise Boosts Function in Older CKD Read more
Dermatologic Manifestations of Hirsutism
Hirsutism is defined as the excessive growth of thick dark hair in locations where hair growth in women usually is minimal or absent (see the image below). Such male-pattern growth of Read more
Bariatric surgery reduces mortality risk following MI, stroke
Adults with obesity who undergo bariatric surgery are less likely to die from a myocardial infarction or stroke compared with adults who do not undergo bariatric surgery whether or not they Read more
Multiple pregnancies increase diabetes risk in postmenopausal women
Postmenopausal women reporting a history of at least four pregnancies were 28% more likely to develop diabetes when compared with women who reported two or three pregnancies, according to an analysis of National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data. Source: Multiple pregnancies increase diabetes risk in postmenopausal Read more
Abnormal sleep patterns raise HbA1c levels in prediabetes, untreated type 2 diabetes
Adults with prediabetes or untreated type 2 diabetes who sleep fewer than 5 hours or more than 8 hours per night tend to have higher blood glucose levels than those who sleep between 7 and 8 hours, according to findings published in Diabetes Care. Source: Abnormal sleep patterns raise HbA1c levels in prediabetes, untreated type... Read more Read more
Type 1 Diabetes Has Early Adverse Effects on Bone Mineral Density 
For children with type 1 diabetes(T1D), adverse effects on bone mineral density (BMD) begin early in the course of disease, according to study results published in The Journal of Clinical Read more
Lifestyle intervention leads to reduced medication in new type 2 diabetes study
A Dutch lifestyle intervention has helped people with type 2 diabetes reduce their medication doses over a six-month period. Compared to before the study, average HbA1c levels dropped by 5 Read more
Medical Nutrition Intervention For Common GI Disorders
Everyone is familiar with the quote “you are what you eat.” When it comes to the digestive tract and digestive issues, this quote cannot be overstated. When a digestive disorder is diagnosed, nutrition counseling can help patients achieve balance between symptom management and continued quality of life. This webinar will examine the most common digestive... Read more Read more
Urban Legends in Bariatric Nutrition
  No matter your area of practice, you likely encounter patients who have had bariatric surgery. While this treatment has greatly evolved over time, bariatric nutrition research has been lacking in some areas leaving room for urban legends. In some cases, protocols are passed from one generation of clinicians to the next with limited evidence... Read more Read more
Alkaline, Paleo, Ketogenic – Are Any Really Anticancer? Navigating the Diet Craze Maze with an Integrative Oncologist
Alkaline, Paleo, Ketogenic – Are Any Really Anticancer? Navigating the Diet Craze Maze with an Integrative Oncologist. Source: Webinar by Donald Abrams, M.D. Sponsored by Read more