In Part II, Chris Wilcox, MD, PhD, interviews Pedro Jose, MD, PhD, one of the 2015 Excellence in Hypertension Research Award winners about his more recent research into the role of gastro-renal communication in hypertension.
Ananth Karumanchi, MD interviews David Calhoun, MD about refractory and resistant hypertension, a topic he presented on for Hypertension 2015 in Washington, DC.
Are the children of obese moms pre-programmed for obesity and metabolic disease? That’s the question researchers tackled today, on the last day of our annual meeting. Rhonda Anderson reports from Boston.
To solve complex public health problems, such as childhood obesity, transdisciplinary teams of investigators are needed to develop conceptual models that integrate varied disciplinary perspectives. The University of Illinois is home to two unique research programs that examine the biological and environmental determinants of childhood obesity: (Synergistic Theory and Research on Obesity and Nutrition Group) Kids program [STRONG kids]) and (Fit Kids) in prospective cohort and randomized-controlled studies.
The Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes is the product of a unique partnership between Florida Hospital and the Sanford-Burnam Medical Research Institute. The two work together through the TRI to conduct research to gain a better understanding of diabetes, as well as develop ways to better treat the disease in addition obesity and cardiovascular disease.
ENDO TV was honored to interview the 2015-2016 President of the Endocrine Society, Lisa Fish, MD, FACP. We ask Dr. Fish about the goals for her term.
Samuel Giddings, MD, interviews Fan He, a graduate student at Pennsylvania State University, University Park, about the science he presented at Epidemiology and Prevention, Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health 2015 in Baltimore called, "Habitual Sleep Variability, Mediated by Energy Intake, Is Associated with Abdominal Obesity in Adolescents."
From the 74th Scientific Sessions in San Francisco, Rhonda Anderson interviews Joshua Thaler, MD, PhD, one of the first recipients of the Pathway to Stop Diabetes research grants. His work focuses on changes in the brain in obesity that may affect body weight and blood glucose balance.
Today we're taking about the critical issue of childhood obesity and the increase in type 2 diabetes among children and adolescents. Rhonda Anderson reports from San Francisco.