Exogenous Ketones Suppress Hunger
Ketogenic diets have been linked to reduced appetite and altered neuroendocrine gut hormone levels; however, it is less clear whether elevated blood levels of ketone bodies (as opposed to other ingredients in the ketogenic dietary pattern) are responsible for the observed changes in satiety. Researchers from the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics at University of Oxford conducted a randomized human study using an exogenous ketone ester to answer this question
Lifestyle Modification vs. Pharmacotherapy for Diabetes Prevention
The global burden of diabetes is staggering, with an estimated 422 million adults living with the chronic disease. Effective, sustainable diabetes prevention methods are imperative to reduce diabetes morbidity and mortality. A recent Emory University study including 43 randomized clinical trials quantified the long-term efficacy and sustainability of diabetes prevention strategies on diabetes incidence, comparing lifestyle modification vs. medication interventions
Protein Intake: Myths vs. Facts
Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD
In this presentation Dr. Osama Hamdy , of the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, MA explores the myths vs. facts surrounding protein recommendations, intake and the metabolic relationship to weight and glucose management. Dr. Hamdy also shares practical clinical insights for patients with diabetes
Dr. Osama Hamdy is Medical Director of the Obesity Clinical Program for the Joslin Diabetes Center and Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA
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Ryan Lazarus, DC, MS, CNS, IFMCP
Thursday, March 8, 2018
11-11:30 AM PT
In this week’s Metagenics Advanced Practitioner Services (MAPS) talk “Simple and Effective Implementation Strategies for Ketosis,” Dr. Ryan Lazarus, Clinical Director at Lazarus Wellness, discusses nutritional ketosis, when the body utilizes fat as an alternative fuel by reducing overall calorie input, reducing carbohydrate intake, and maintaining adequate protein intake. Dr. Lazarus provides simple implementation strategies to help your patients safely achieve ketosis
Ryan Lazarus, DC is the Clinical Director at Lazarus Wellness, located in the Napa Valley and Diablo Valley. He is a Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner and is a board-certified Nutrition Specialist. He has a master’s degree in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine as well as a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology
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