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http://www.medpagetoday.com/Endocrinology/Obesity/42338

Endocrine Groups Release Healthy Living Guidelines

Published: Oct 17, 2013
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By Cole Petrochko, Staff Writer, MedPage Today

 

Patients may need help managing metabolic and endocrine disorders with healthy eating and lifestyle choices, and now there's a comprehensive set of clinical guidelines, issued jointly by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, the American College of Endocrinology, and the Obesity Society, to assist them.
 
The new guidelines cover topics that include nutritional recommendations for weight management, cardiovascular health, chronic kidney disease, diabetes, bone health, pregnant women and mothers who are breastfeeding, and older patients, according to J. Michael Gonzalez-Campoy, MD, PhD, and colleagues on the joint Task Force on Healthy Eating Clinical Practice Guidelines.
 
Beyond recommendations for individual patient populations, the guide noted that patients should receive instruction on healthy eating and on proper meal planning from a healthcare professional, and that foods and drinks should provide essential macronutrients, micronutrients, and water in a calorie-controlled meal plan, they wrote online in Endocrine Practice.....

 

 

The paper is available for free on the above page.

This is not medical advice. Discuss any decisions about your medical care with a knowledgeable medical practitioner.

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