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Key Influencers of Glucose Control in T2D: Weight Loss or Type of Bariatric Surgery?

Different types of weight loss surgeries have exhibited varied efficacy in controlling type 2 diabetes (T2D) in individuals with severe obesity and T2D. Data have shown that Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is more successful for T2D remission and leads to faster metabolic improvements than laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB). However, many researchers think that the observed superior effects of RYGB is confounded by greater and faster weight loss after RYGB than after LAGB...


Clinical Tool 
Got Milk? Don't Forget Your Fruits and Veggies too!

Inflammation and oxidative stress are associated with an greater risk for cardiovascular disease. Research has suggested that milk and other dairy products have been shown to increase inflammation and oxidative stress. Antioxidants from fruits and vegetables may help combat the oxidative stress and inflammation that may arise from result from increased dairy  consumption...
 

Clinical Review 
DASH Diet May Also be Effective in Reducing Risk for 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 gout. This trial increases the understanding of how the DASH diet impacts many aspects of human physiology including uric acid formationGout is caused by excess uric acid build up, also known as hyperuricemia, and may lead to both acute, and chronic, inflammation and severe pain . ..
 

The History (and Future) of Functional Medicine 
Dr. Kara Fitzgerald and Dr. Jeff Bland

In this podcast Drs. Jeff Bland and Kara Fitzgerald discuss the origins of Functional Medicine, how it has evolved over the years, and how technology has advanced the way data is collected, influencing the lives of many clinicians today, on a global scale...   
 

NEW! Complimentary Continuing Medical Education (CME)
Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine (AIHM)

Integrative Pain Management
Robert Alan Bonakdar, MD
Credits Offered: 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
 
Learning Objectives:
  • Assess the current state of pain management in the US including areas of need
  • Explain the evidence for integrative pain management
  • Summarize how integrative options can be incorporated to improve pain care
To successfully earn credit, participants must review the content and complete the activity evaluation, followed by the post-test online during the subscription period
 
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*All CE is complimentary to registered MHICN users

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