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Study Shows Diet beats Proton Pump Inhibitors in Management
of Reflux
Most clinicians know that patients who present with complaints and symptoms indicative of gastroesophageal reflux diseases (GERD) can be amongst the most challenging to diagnose since they mimic so many other conditions and, are often the most difficult to effectively treat. Reflux diseases are also increasingly more commonly diagnosed in the clinician's office and often directly attributed to the weakness of the gastroesophageal juncture (EGJ) which begins at the terminal end of the esophagus and beginning of the cardiac orifice of the stomach...

Clinical Summary
Novel Measurements to Assess Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Type 2 Diabetes

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates the total number of people living with diabetes in 2014 was 422 million, equal to approximately 8.5% of adults worldwide- a majority of whom were diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (T2D).  These figures are a staggering increase from the estimated 108 million people, globally, who were diagnosed with diabetes in 1980! The United States does not fare any better. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 29.1 million people or 9.3% of the US population has diabetes including both diagnosed and undiagnosed...
Can Childhood Obesity be reduced by lowering intake of  Sugar Sweetened Beverages during Pregnancy?

The health and lifestyle choices a mother makes during pregnancy has immense impact on the unborn child during in-utero development and beyond. It is well known that drinking alcohol during pregnancy can lead to fetal alcohol syndrome; taking certain medications such as isotretinoin, a common acne drug, can lead to birth defects; and consuming inadequate quantities of folate while pregnant can increase risk of spina bifida and other mid-line defects in the child...

New Complimentary Continuing Education (CE)

Dietary Effects of the Microbiome
Lars Bode, PhD
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 0.50

In this presentation Lars Bode, PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California San Diego, covers how microbiome develops in the early stages of an infants feeding. He points out how human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) differ from infant formula oligosaccharides and how HMOs help to shape the gut microbiome in infants, potentially impacting the gut as an adult

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