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Dental Implant Restorative Residency Program – Coming Soon!

The Restorative Implant Residency Program is a comprehensive approach to Dental Implant Continuing Education utilizing the Team Approach. It is a four part all day lecture series with hands-on components. The main objective is to empower participating doctors and their team in building their implant practices.

Is Butter Really Back?

Preventive Medicine Column Dr. David L. Katz I generally appreciate the work and writing of New York Times columnist, Mark Bittman.  But on one prior occasion, I was obligated to highlight his erroneous interpretation of an epidemiologic study about sugar, obesity, and diabetes.  Mr. Bittman responded cordially and graciously when I pointed out his error, [...]

By | March 28th, 2014|Categories: Blog, DNSFP, Dr. Katz Blog|0 Comments

Chewing through Headlines

Preventive Medicine Column Dr. David L. Katz No, it is not suddenly good to eat more saturated fat- and the new study grabbing headlines this past week showed no such thing. The new study, a meta-analysis the Annals of Internal Medicine, really shows the following two things: (1) there is more than one way to [...]

By | March 21st, 2014|Categories: Blog, DNSFP, Dr. Katz Blog|0 Comments

Drowning in Calories

Preventive Medicine Column Dr. David L. Katz Among the more contentious issues regarding health and weight control is the role of personal responsibility.  Unfortunately, this readily devolves into discord, because the cultural tendency of our time is to denigrate those with whom we disagree, and hunker down in our distal, opposing corners.  Just take a [...]

By | March 14th, 2014|Categories: Blog, DNSFP, Dr. Katz Blog|0 Comments

Gills, Pills, and Obesity Genes

Preventive Medicine Column Dr. David L. Katz Two new studies, published on-line last week in JAMA Pediatrics, may have us fired up yet again about the genetic variation to blame for obesity.  But then again, is that really the problem? One of the studies examined variation in food and satiety responses, which we may summarize [...]

By | February 21st, 2014|Categories: Blog, DNSFP, Dr. Katz Blog|0 Comments