Metabolic Disorders Resource Center

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Too Much Red Meat and Diabetes?

New research has shown that those who eat the most protein, particularly protein from animal sources, are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes.

Bariatric Surgery and T2DM

For obese patients with type 2 diabetes, long-term glycemic control is significantly better with bariatric surgery compared with medical therapy.

Not Just 'Chopped Liver'

For CKD patients, B12 supplementation may be helpful.

Diabetes, Obesity, and Cancer

Diabetes and cancer coexist in the same patient more frequently than would be expected by chance, even adjusting for age and other factors.

CAM With Cancer Treatment

Helping patients understand that CAM products and dietary supplements may impede their cancer treatment is an essential part of patient education.

Sugar Guidelines: Open Discussion

The WHO announced the opening of a public consultation regarding their draft guideline on sugar intake.

Dietary Counseling After Gastric Bypass

Dietary and behavioral counseling can help improve nutrient intake in patients who have had gastric bypass surgery, but nutrient intake still remains inadequate in many ...

Chart: Commonly Ordered Tests

Review this chart on Reference Values for Commonly Ordered Tests for quick information when you need it.

News

Adverse Neonatal Outcomes with Increasing Maternal BMI

Increases in maternal body mass index (BMI) are associated with increased risks of adverse perinatal and neonatal outcomes.

Mom Gaining Too Much, Too Little Could Impact Child's Obesity Risk

Children born to mothers who gain either too much or too little weight during their pregnancy are more likely to be overweight or obese.

In Preventing Child Obesity, Parents Feel Limited

Parents want to help their children avoid obesity but feel limited in their ability to take action, according to a new study.

Dangerous Ingredient Found in Weight Loss Products

The FDA is advising consumers to not buy or use Infinity capsules or Lite Fit USA softgels, products that are marketed and sold for weight loss.

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