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Eating excess carbohydrates leads to insulin resistance, and insulin resistance leads to a serious condition called metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome involves a number of symptoms such as: high blood sugar increased waist circumference high blood pressure Metabolic syndrome increases the risk of developing conditions such as cardiovascular disease and type II diabetes.  As much...

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm CST Location: OnlineThis is a FREE event! North Texas Pediatric Education Event 2020 Parent Agenda Tuesday, October 13, 2020 6:00pm - 6:10pmWelcome6:10pm – 7:00pm Opening Session What’s New in Pediatric IBD Research Dr. Lillienne Chan- DHATDr. Bhaskar Gurram- Children’s Dallas Dr. Jeanne Tung-...

Some people who think they have a gluten sensitivity may actually have an intolerance to fructans. What are Fructans? Fructans are naturally occurring carbohydrates found in common foods like wheat, fruits, vegetables, and legumes. Fructans are made of a chain of fructose molecules. In order to digest fructans,...

Why Walk? There is no question that increasing exercise, even moderately, reduces the risks of many diseases, including coronary heart disease, breast and colon cancer and Type 2 diabetes. Research has even shown that you could gain two hours of life for each hour that you...

One of the top causes of chest pain in teenagers is heartburn.  In fact, nearly 10 percent of teenagers in the United States complain about heartburn. That’s a lot of teenagers! What is Heartburn? Heartburn actually has nothing to do with the heart but has everything to...