Metabolic Diseases

Common Name(s)

Metabolic Diseases

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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: 11 Apr 2016

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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.

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: 28 Jul 2015

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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.

https://www.barthsyndrome.org

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2016

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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: 28 Jul 2015

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General Resources

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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2014 Conference Program

2014 Conference Program

Updated 14 Jan 2015

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How to Diagnose

How to diagnose Barth syndrome

Updated 14 Jan 2015

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Overview of Barth syndrome

Overview of Barth syndrome

Updated 14 Jan 2015

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Barath Syndrome Journal

Newsletter published twice a year.

Updated 15 Mar 2016

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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 123 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The threshold value of homeostasis model assessment for insulin resistance in Qazvin Metabolic Diseases Study (QMDS): assessment of metabolic syndrome.
 

Author(s): Amir Ziaee, Neda Esmailzadehha, Sonia Oveisi, Azam Ghorbani, Laleh Ghanei

Journal: J Res Health Sci. 2015 ;15(2):94-100.

 

The homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance (HOMA-IR) is a useful model for application at large epidemiologic studies. The aim of this study was to determine the HOMA cut off values to identify insulin resistance (IR) and metabolic syndrome (MS) in Qazvin, central Iran.

Last Updated: 16 Jul 2015

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Metabolic interactions between hyperhomocysteinemia and endothelin-1 among Tunisian patients with acute coronary diseases.
 

Author(s): Abdelkader Chalghoum, Yosri Noichri, Ines Karkouch, Azza Dandana, Bruno Baudin, Guieder Jeridi, Salima Ferchichi, Abdelhédi Miled

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Acute coronary syndromes (ACS) are complex and polygenic diseases which are a real problem of public health. These syndromes require multidisciplinary studies to understand the pathogenesis mechanisms and metabolic interactions between different risk factors.This study aimed to explore ...

Last Updated: 26 Jun 2015

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Preclinical characterization of DUOC-01, a cell therapy product derived from banked umbilical cord blood for use as an adjuvant to umbilical cord blood transplantation for treatment of inherited metabolic diseases.
 

Author(s): Joanne Kurtzberg, Susan Buntz, Tracy Gentry, Pamela Noeldner, April Ozamiz, Benjamin Rusche, Robert W Storms, Amy Wollish, David A Wenger, Andrew E Balber

Journal: Cytotherapy. 2015 Jun;17(6):803-15.

 

Cord blood (CB) transplantation slows neurodegeneration during certain inherited metabolic diseases. However, the number of donor cells in the brain of patients does not appear to be sufficient to provide benefit until several months after transplant. We developed the cell product ...

Last Updated: 7 May 2015

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Metabolic Diseases" returned 130 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Sphingolipids in cardiovascular diseases and metabolic disorders.
 

Author(s): Sonia Borodzicz, Katarzyna Czarzasta, Marek Kuch, Agnieszka Cudnoch-Jedrzejewska

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Many investigations suggest the pivotal role of sphingolipids in the pathogenesis of lifestyle diseases such as myocardial infarction, hypertension, stroke, diabetes mellitus type 2 and obesity. Some studies suggest that sphingolipids are important factors in cellular signal transduction. ...

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2015

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The Many Faces of the A2b Adenosine Receptor in Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases.
 

Author(s): Anna Eisenstein, Shenia Patterson, Katya Ravid

Journal: J. Cell. Physiol.. 2015 Dec;230(12):2891-7.

 

Modulation of the low affinity adenosine receptor subtype, the A2b adenosine receptor (A2bAR), has gained interest as a therapeutic target in various pathologic areas associated with cardiovascular disease. The actions of the A2bAR are diverse and at times conflicting depending on ...

Last Updated: 25 Aug 2015

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Metformin and metabolic diseases: a focus on hepatic aspects.
 

Author(s): Juan Zheng, Shih-Lung Woo, Xiang Hu, Rachel Botchlett, Lulu Chen, Yuqing Huo, Chaodong Wu

Journal: Front Med. 2015 Jun;9(2):173-86.

 

Metformin has been widely used as a first-line anti-diabetic medicine for the treatment of type 2 diabetes (T2D). As a drug that primarily targets the liver, metformin suppresses hepatic glucose production (HGP), serving as the main mechanism by which metformin improves hyperglycemia ...

Last Updated: 30 May 2015

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Chung-ju Metabolic Disease Cohort (CMC) Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Metabolic Diseases

 

Last Updated: 25 Jul 2014

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Quality of Life of Patients and Theirs Parents With Inherited Metabolic Diseases With Restricted Diet
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Inherited Metabolic Diseases Requiring Restrictive and Specific Diet

 

Last Updated: 15 Sep 2015

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Hepatocyte Transplantation for Liver Based Metabolic Disorders
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Metabolic Diseases

 

Last Updated: 1 Dec 2015

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