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Randomized Clinical Study Shows Ultra Glucose Control® in Combination with a Dietary Plan Results in a Significant Reduction in A1C Levels and Body Weight in Overweight and Obese Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Study results presented at American Diabetes Association’s 76th Scientific Sessions

meta-tissueMetagenics,Inc., a lifestyle functional nutrition company, today announced novel clinical results of a randomized controlled research study that shows Ultra Glucose Control® Medical Food in combination with a dietary plan results in significant reduction in A1C levels and body weight in overweight and obese patients with Type 2 Diabetes compared to an individualized dietary plan alone. The study, conducted by the Joslin Diabetes Center, was presented yesterday at the American Diabetes Association’s 76th Scientific Sessions in New Orleans, Louisiana.

“Effective management of A1C levels, while challenging, is critical to

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Osama Hamdy, MD PhD, Presented Results of Metagenics’ Ultra Glucose Control™ on Glucose Response and GLP-1 at ADA 2015

1957-25 Metagenics_HIfCN-logo_color-01_websizeMetagenics Healthcare Institute for Clinical Nutrition ( announced that the 75th anniversary of the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) included a presentation on June 6, 2015 by Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD on new clinical evidence on use of a novel medical food (Ultra Glucose Control™ by Metagenics) for management of glucose response. Dr. Hamdy is Medical Director at Joslin Diabetes Center, Assistant Prof. of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and principal investigator for the study. The study was a clinical comparison of 3 diabetes specific formulas (Ultra Glucose Control™[UGC], another commercial product and regular oatmeal) on glucose metabolism and read more…

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Personalized Lifestyle Medicine (PART 2): Public Health Recommendations for Nutrition and Lifestyle

by Jeff Bland & Deanna M. Minch

A Special Slideshow Presentation by

Several opinion leader organizations have published lifestyle medicine recommendations consisting primarily of diet and physical activity benchmarks for the general public for the purpose of either prevention or as part of a treatment for diseases.

Slideshow Covers Lifestyle Medicine Featuring:

  • Foods and Nutrients to Increase
  • Recommendations for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction From The American Heart Association
  • Lifestyle Recommendations From The American Diabetes Association
  • The Emergence of Science & Genetics to Support Personalized Nutrition Interventions + More…
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    Food as Healer, Food as Slayer

    Op/ed by Mark Hyman, MD

    Nowhere in medicine is there more controversy, superstition, confusion and religious fervor than there is surrounding the subject of food allergies and illness. Conventional allergists and immunologists generally limit interactions between food and the immune system to the Type 1 hypersensitivity, immunoglobulin E (IgE) mediated response. Practitioners of integrative and complementary and alternative medicine have long recognized the limitations of this point of view yet have failed to produce a viable alternative clinical model with which to test and assess interventions based on complex dietary manipulations. read more…

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    Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction is Associated with Improved Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

    By Steven Rosenzweig, MD, Diane K. Reibel, PhD et al.

    Psychological stress is linked with impaired glycemic control in diabetics and increased risk of diabetes mellitus. Physiological responses to stress, including increased glucose production, glucose mobilization and insulin resistance, could partially mediate this risk. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is an 8-week group intervention shown to reduce stress-related symptoms in various patient populations, but the program is yet untested in diabetic cohorts. read more…

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