Metabolic Disorders Resource Center

Click on the subcategory below to find drug monographs for that particular area.

Dubai: Gold for Weight Loss?

Dubai has some of the heaviest citizens in the world, and last year found a pretty effective way to motivate them to lose weight: gold.

Weight & Bone Loss Link

For men, but not women, with type 2 diabetes, a four-year weight loss intervention is associated with a small, but significant increase in bone loss.

'Brown Fat' and Obesity, Diabetes

Individuals with higher levels of brown adipose tissue (BAT) may have a reduced risk for obesity and diabetes.

FedEx: Illegal Drug Shipments

A new study is questioning the necessity of fasting for accurate results.

MSG's Effect Through Food

Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is added to foods for the umami sensation and now it may also help people eat less with greater satiety.

Obesity in Pregnancy & Asthma

Maternal obesity in pregnancy (MOP) and high maternal gestational weight gain (GWG) are associated with an elevated risk of childhood asthma.

Weight Loss Predicts Diabetes Risk

Weight loss over two years is associated with reduced diabetes incidence and improvement in cardiometabolic risk factors.

Chart: Commonly Ordered Tests

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

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