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Don't scapegoat autism

...autism is not a mental illness, as some have stated in the news. It's a neurological developmental disorder and a metabolic disorder.While authorities continue to search for the cause of the mass shooting, they would be wise to investigate what...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2012-12-29/dont-scapegoat-autism
Quest to be slim should not stop

...mastered permanent weight loss. Unfortunately, recent research in the International Journal of Obesity and Related Metabolic Disorders indicates that yo-yo dieters actually gain more weight over time. Research in the Journal of the American Dietetic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/11/die_439658.shtml
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Fat cats (and dogs) in winter

...animals have weight problems, they may be less aware that obesity can lead to heart disease, joint problems and metabolic disorders. In addition, Giles said, diabetes and fatty liver disease can be triggered by obesity. Liver disease occurs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/19/ent_245091.shtml
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Parents of disabled are speaking up

...three. But she had good reason to be concerned about her son. From birth, Christopher had suffered from a rare metabolic disorder, affecting his body's ability to process proteins. Complications from the disease had resulted in mental impairments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/14/met_238953.shtml
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Autism won't disappear

...either.I have wondered why autism appeared in the DSM to begin with. It is not a mental disorder. Autism is a metabolic disorder affecting nearly every organ in the body. Psychiatrists need to give up control of autism spectrum disorders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2012-02-23/autism-wont-disappear
Quest to be slim should not stop

...mastered permanent weight loss. Unfortunately, recent research in the International Journal of Obesity and Related Metabolic Disorders indicates that yo-yo dieters actually gain more weight over time. Research in the Journal of the American Dietetic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/04/die_439009.shtml
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States feel pressure to expand newborn testing

...single drop of blood for more than 40 other serious, sometimes life-threatening, genetic diseases. Many are metabolic disorders with such tongue-twisting names that they go by acronyms, like MCAD. These otherwise healthy babies lack enzymes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/14/met_428488.shtml
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Woman tries to get America walking

...However, early experiments on this have had mixed results. Hill says most heavy people don't have an obvious metabolic disorder caused by genetic mutations. For years, Lucille Johnson simply ate more than she burned off. A single mother...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/14/liv_381109.shtml
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Payoffs still sought in genome mapping

...revenue mix. Genetic testing isn't entirely new. For years, California hospitals have tested newborns for metabolic disorders that can be treated with special diets. But the mapping of the genome has emboldened biotech firms to attempt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/13/tec_333247.shtml
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Getting through the holidays with diabetes

...Program and of the Outpatient Diabetes and Weight Management programs at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Diabetes is a metabolic disorder in which the body does not produce or does not properly use insulin. Insulin is a hormone needed to convert sugar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/12/25/tec_328930.shtml
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