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Dr. Frank Hu: Cardiometabolic Health Congress 2017
Nutritional Strategies to Combat Cardiometabolic Disease

Dr. Frank Hu, MD, PhD presented "The Cardiometabolic Consequences of Obesity and Nutritional Strategies for Prevention" at the annual Cardiometabolic Health Congress (CMHC) in Boston, MA on Oct. 4, 2017 . This talk explored the obesity epidemic and comorbid conditions, focusing on the cardiometabolic consequences of obesity

Frank Hu, MD, PhD is Professor and Chair of the Department of Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School

SPMs: The MVPs of Inflammation Resolution
Animation Video Reveals Mechanisms of Action
Acute inflammation is a normal and important  homeostatic response. In contrast, prolonged inflammation from stress and metabolic dysfunction (e.g. due to poor diet, infection, obesity, or chronic disease) is abnormal and deleterious to health. We now know from research that inflammation resolution is an active process controlled by specialized pro-resolving mediators (SPMs) , which are unique lipid-derived mediators
This animation video can help you and your patients understand the differences between the initiation and resolution phases of inflammation and the critical role of SPMs in resolving inflammation

New Clinical News!
Does Early Menopause Increase Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?
Previous research has shown that women who enter natural menopause before 45 years of age have a higher CVD and overall mortality risk than women with a menopause onset at 50-54 years

Whether menopausal age influences the risk for type 2 diabetes (T2D), one of the major CVD risk factors, was unknown. Over 3,600 women from the prospective Rotterdam Study cohort were included in the study...

Rebooting Hormonal Health: Clinical Strategies
Featuring Kara Fitzgerald, ND and Sara Gottfried, MD
Kara Fitzgerald, ND

Do you know how to listen to your body for hormonal signals that signal the need for targeted lifestyle change? Kara Fitzgerald, ND and Sara Gottfried, MD discuss estrogen hormonal health and how to reset your hormones to facilitate weight management and incorporate functional medicine tools to improve patient health outcomes
Webinar Series with Michael Nova, MD, PhD
Part 1: Nutrigenomics and Precision Medicine

Clinicians, patients and consumers must be equipped to leverage genetic risk information to inform behavior change. Follow along with Dr. Nova's webinar presentation to learn how genetic sequencing can affect long-term health outcomes

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