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The American Diabetes Association begins its 71st annual scientific conference today at the San Diego Convention Center, drawing more than 13,500 endocrinologists, scientists, and others involved in diabetes research and health care. You could argue that in the comfort of the modern world, the twin epidemics of diabetes and obesity have replaced famine among the [...]
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Nephrology - kidney function
Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the study of normal kidney function, kidney problems, the treatment of kidney problems and renal replacement therapy (dialysis and kidney transplantation). Systemic conditions...
Within medicine, nutrition (the study of food and the effect of its components on the body) has many different roles. Appropriate nutrition can help prevent certain diseases, or treat others. In critically ill patients, artificial feeding by tubes need t...