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SPMs: Role in Prevention of Chronic Inflammation

Continuing our SPM video series, Robert Martindale, MD, PhD is joined by Stephen McClave, MD in a focused discussion on the role of specialized pro-resolving mediators (SPMs) in preventing the progression of chronic disease

In this quick 2 minute video, Dr. McClave presents research evidence on the promising role of SPMs in two gastrointestinal conditions
: chronic pancreatitis and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

Dr. McClave, a world-renowned expert on nutritional therapy for pancreatitis, emphasizes the critical role SPMs play in disease processes fueled by chronic inflammation

New Clinical News! 
Novel Use for Oral Glutathione in NAFLD Management

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) affects up to 25% of the US population and can lead to chronic, serious liver injury. NAFLD is most commonly diagnosed in overweight and obese individuals, particularly those with metabolic dysfunction. The standard therapeutic approach to NAFLD is diet and exercise lifestyle modification, although adherence can be challenging

Recently, the antioxidant glutathione has come to the forefront as a nutritional bioactive with potential efficacy in NAFLD management. In a multi-center pilot study in Japan, the effects of 7 months of daily oral glutathione supplementation were examined for key liver metabolism and function biomarkers...
Magnesium, Carbohydrates & Diabetes: Is there a Link?

Half of the US population fails to meet their daily magnesium needs , and hypomagnesemia exists in 1/3 of adults.Magnesium is needed for normal insulin signaling. Research has linked insufficient magnesium intake to prediabetes, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes (T2D).
Collaborators from Tufts University, Harvard University, and Brigham and Women's Hospital investigated the impact of magnesium intake on the risk of developing T2D in subjects who had diets with poor carbohydrate quality. They followed three large prospective cohorts totaling over 202,700 participants...
Complimentary Continuing Education (CE) from Scripps Health
"Dietary Fat - Should We Change the Recommendations?"

Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD
In this presentation 
Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD, Medical Director of the Obesity Clinical Program at the Joslin Diabetes Center, discusses the importance of dietary fat quality vs. quantity. Dr. Hamdy explores lipid biochemistry, the history of dietary fat science, and public health recommendations related to dietary fats. Specific dietary fat categories and food sources that should be encouraged (healthy fats like omega-3s), limited (saturated fats), or avoided (trans fats) are highlighted

Credits Offered: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™  - 0.5

If you do not have a login for Scripps Health CE, click the blue Register button on the right side of the form and then follow the online steps to access the courses

*All CE is complimentary to registered Metagenics Institute users 

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