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Reducing Sugar Consumption Lowers Risk of Fatty Liver and...

Insulin resistance (IR) develops as a response to long term elevation of insulin levels or hyperinsulinemia (HI) after exposure to chronic increases in blood...
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On the Metabolism of Exogenous Ketones in Humans

On the Metabolism of Exogenous Ketones in Humans Highlights Ketone Ester (KE) drinks elevated blood βHB to a greater extent (>50%) than Ketone Salt...
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Does Abnormal Glucose Metabolism Impair Cognitive Function?

In the United States more than 30 million people, approximately 10 percent of the population, have type-2 diabetes (T2D).1 Additionally, one in three adults...
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Clinical Care and Modifications for Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation, also referred to as AFib or AF, is the most common type of arrhythmia, characterized by an irregular heartbeat in the atria...
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Weight Gain in Early Adulthood Increases Risk for Chronic...

In the US, one of every three adults are considered overweight or obese, and one in six children are considered obese. Health conditions commonly...
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The Patient Diagnosed as ‘Metabolically Healthy Obese’ –What are...

People who have a body mass index (BMI) greater than 30 kg/m2 but do not have the metabolic complications commonly associated with obesity: metabolic...
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Does Resistance Exercise Belong in the Metabolic Syndrome Prescription?

Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is estimated to affect one-third of the United States population, with a worldwide prevalence ranging from <10% to as much as...
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Relationship Between Atherosclerosis and Reactive Oxygen Species

Atherosclerosis plays a major role in the development of cardiovascular disease including stroke and myocardial infarction. The development of atherosclerosis occurs when plaque builds...
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Increased BMI during Puberty and Adolescence Associated with Risk...

Increased BMI during Puberty and Adolescence Associated with Risk of Adult Stroke According to the World Health Organization (WHO), stroke is the second leading...
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ADA 2016 Poster on Novel Medical Food for Glucose...

Novel Medical Food for Glucose Control with Structured Nutrition Therapy vs Individualized Dietary Plan for Overweight and Obese Patients with T2D: A Randomized Clinical...
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Whole Grains Improve Heart Health in People without Celiac...

Gluten consumption by those who are not diagnosed with Celiac Disease (CD) does not increase risk of coronary heart disease (CHD).  In fact, avoiding...
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Long-Term Data on How Lifestyle Intervention Programs Benefit People...

Results from a retrospective study indicate clear benefits for people with diabetes enrolling in a program designed to encourage lifestyle and behavior change. The...
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DASH Diet May Be Effective in Reducing Gout

After 26 years of follow up, the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet, originally developed for hypertension, may also reduce the risk of...
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Target Systolic BP to Reduce CVD Risk

Results from a new study found that reducing systolic blood pressure (SBP) to levels below currently recommended targets significantly reduced the risk of cardiovascular...
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Migraines Impacted by Body Weight

Results from a recent meta-analysis found that both obesity and underweight are associated with an increased risk for migraines. Prior research had indicated an...
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Impact of Obesity on Older Men

Normal aging in men leads to decreases in total and bioavailable testosterone concentrations and culminates in a naturally occurring condition known as andropause. However,...
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Symptom or Disease Management: Diagnosis and Management of Hyperglycemia...

During periods of over-nutrition, excess energy is stored in white adipose tissue (WAT); continuing expansion of WAT may lead to obesity. Obesity alters the...
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Link Between Body Fat & Migraines?

Results from a recent meta-analysis found that both obesity and underweight are associated with an increased risk for migraines. Prior research had indicated an...
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