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Patients with T2D? Don't Forget to Monitor Vitamin D Levels

Vitamin D has long been known to be critical for calcium metabolism and research has shown that deficiency of this fat soluble vitamin has been linked to a variety of diseases ranging from cancer to cardiovascular disease and Type 2 Diabetes (T2D). Although underlying mechanisms are still not completely understood, it's thought that the association of low serum levels of vitamin D... 

June is Men's Health Month:  
Tips to Optimize Men's Health Outcomes in Your Clinic 
June is Men's Health Month. We're helping bring awareness of some of the everyday challenges that many American men face regarding their health and wellness. This blog focuses on key actionable steps in getting male patients back on track to a healthier future and includes a few statistics that may surprise regarding the  current quality of life of men in the United States  

Clinical Review 
Osteoporosis: Men Can be Fragile Too!

Osteoporosis leads to skeletal weakening, increased risk for fracture and it poses a significant threat to millions of men in the United States. Despite these compelling figures, surveys suggest most American men view osteoporosis as a "woman's disease." Furthermore, in men whose lifestyle habits put them at increased risk, not many recognize osteoporosis to be a threat to their mobility and independence...

Data Regarding Pre- and Post-Operative SPM Use
Charles Serhan, PhD

Specialized Pro-Resolving Mediators (SPMs) offer an exciting opportunity to manage the inflammation often associated with chronic disease. Inflammation exists in other settings as well, such as pre- and post-operative settings. We asked Dr. Charles Serhan of Harvard Medical School if there is any data regarding pre- and post-operative use of SPMs for improved healing outcomes...   

NEW! Complimentary Continuing Educational Module 
Gail Cresci, PhD, RD
Scripps Health

Synbiotic Effects: Do They Make a Difference? (Module 3)
Gail Cresci, PhD, RD
Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ - 0.50

Focused on the topic of the Microbiome, this presentation from Gail Cresci, PhD, RD, covers the rationale for synbiotic supplementation and the evidence for support of synbiotics and their associated outcomes. Dr. Cresci reviews types of synbiotic approaches, including complementary and synergistic probiotic beneficial effects on the host and how they may increase concentrations of beneficial GI microbiota

*A ll CE is complimentary to registered MHICN users

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