Metabolic Diseases

Common Name(s)

Metabolic Diseases

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Metabolic Diseases" for support, advocacy or research.

Barth Syndrome Foundation

Our mission is saving lives through education, advances in treatment, and finding a cure for Barth syndrome.

Last Updated: 12 Apr 2014

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Improvement of live quality and quantity for people with metabolic disorders. Give our children more life for their years and more years to live.

Last Updated: 24 Nov 2009

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CLIMB - Children Living with Inherited Metabolic Diseases

Climb is committed to fighting metabolic diseases through research, awareness and support. We are the UK's only dedicated organisation to provide advice, information and support on all metabolic diseases to children, young adults, families, carers and professionals.

Last Updated: 31 Jul 2013

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FOD Family Support Group

Our mission is to connect and network with FOD families and professionals around the world and to provide ongoing emotional and grief support, family stories, practical information about living with these disorders, and medical updates to inform families of new developments in screening, diagnosis, research and treatment. We offer an active facebook group and google Email List, as well as a National Family Conference every 2 years. We also raise funds to train new metabolic professionals and for FOD research. We are a 501c3 nonprofit - Tax ID # 83-0471342.

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2014

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Metabolic Diseases" for support, advocacy or research.

Barth Syndrome Foundation

Our mission is saving lives through education, advances in treatment, and finding a cure for Barth syndrome.

http://www.barthsyndrome.org

Last Updated: 12 Apr 2014

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BOKS vzw

Improvement of live quality and quantity for people with metabolic disorders. Give our children more life for their years and more years to live.

http://www.boks.be

Last Updated: 24 Nov 2009

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CLIMB - Children Living with Inherited Metabolic Diseases

Climb is committed to fighting metabolic diseases through research, awareness and support. We are the UK's only dedicated organisation to provide advice, information and support on all metabolic diseases to children, young adults, families, carers and professionals.

http://www.climb.org.uk/

Last Updated: 31 Jul 2013

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FOD Family Support Group

Our mission is to connect and network with FOD families and professionals around the world and to provide ongoing emotional and grief support, family stories, practical information about living with these disorders, and medical updates to inform families of new developments in screening, diagnosis, research and treatment. We offer an active facebook group and google Email List, as well as a National Family Conference every 2 years. We also raise funds to train new metabolic professionals and for FOD research. We are a 501c3 nonprofit - Tax ID # 83-0471342.

https://fodsupport.org/

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2014

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General Resources

2012 Conference Program

Barth Syndrome Foundation 2012 Conference Program

Updated 2 Nov 2012

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Probono Grief Support

Deb Lee Gould, MEd, is a bereaved parent since 1985 and a Grief Consultant. She offers pro bono grief support to parents and other adult family members and friends living with the death of a child of any age and from any cause.

Updated 3 Mar 2013

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Barth Syndrome Professional Healthcare Brochure

Important information regarding diagnosis and treatment of Barth syndrome.

Updated 12 Apr 2014

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Metabolic Diseases" returned 92 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Drug development for exceptionally rare metabolic diseases: challenging but not impossible.
 

Author(s): Michelle Putzeist, Aukje K Mantel-Teeuwisse, Christine C Gispen-de Wied, Arno W Hoes, Hubert G M Leufkens, Remco L A de Vrueh

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We studied to what extent the level of scientific knowledge on exceptionally rare metabolic inherited diseases and their potential orphan medicinal products is associated with sponsors deciding to apply for an orphan designation at the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the ...

Last Updated: 16 Jan 2014

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Overview of noncommunicable diseases in Korean children and adolescents: focus on obesity and its effect on metabolic syndrome.
 

Author(s): Hye Ah Lee, Hyesook Park

Journal: J Prev Med Public Health. 2013 Jul;46(4):173-82.

 

Obesity during childhood is a dominant risk factor for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), and is itself considered a disease that needs to be treated. Recently, the growth in childhood obesity in Korea has become stagnant; however, two in every ten children are still overweight. In ...

Last Updated: 15 Aug 2013

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The terms "Metabolic Diseases" returned 91 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Circadian disruption: potential implications in inflammatory and metabolic diseases associated with alcohol.
 

Author(s): Robin M Voigt, Christopher B Forsyth, Ali Keshavarzian

Journal: Alcohol Res. 2013 ;35(1):87-96.

 

Circadian rhythms are a prominent and critical feature of cells, tissues, organs, and behavior that help an organism function most efficiently and anticipate things such as food availability. Therefore, it is not surprising that disrupted circadian rhythmicity, a prominent feature ...

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2013

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Therapeutic roles of heme oxygenase-1 in metabolic diseases: curcumin and resveratrol analogues as possible inducers of heme oxygenase-1.
 

Author(s): Yong Son, Ju Hwan Lee, Hun-Taeg Chung, Hyun-Ock Pae

Journal: Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2013 ;2013():639541.

 

Metabolic diseases, such as insulin resistance, type II diabetes, and obesity, are associated with a low-grade chronic inflammation (inflammatory stress), oxidative stress, and endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress. Because the integration of these stresses is critical to the pathogenesis ...

Last Updated: 8 Oct 2013

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Assessing the human gut microbiota in metabolic diseases.
 

Author(s): Fredrik Karlsson, Valentina Tremaroli, Jens Nielsen, Fredrik Bäckhed

Journal: Diabetes. 2013 Oct;62(10):3341-9.

 

Recent findings have demonstrated that the gut microbiome complements our human genome with at least 100-fold more genes. In contrast to our Homo sapiens-derived genes, the microbiome is much more plastic, and its composition changes with age and diet, among other factors. An altered ...

Last Updated: 25 Sep 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Effect of Age on Glucose and Lipid Metabolism
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Glucose Metabolism Disorders; Lipid Metabolism Disorders; Metabolic Diseases

 

Last Updated: 28 Nov 2012

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Chung-ju Metabolic Disease Cohort (CMC) Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Metabolic Diseases

 

Last Updated: 25 Jul 2014

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Hepatocyte Transplantation for Liver Based Metabolic Disorders
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Metabolic Diseases

 

Last Updated: 13 Sep 2011

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