After 11 years of incredible educational events, we are taking a break in 2015. We would like to extend our gratitude and many thanks to the doctors, participants, sponsors, and volunteers who have made all of the DISC events such great success.
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.
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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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Preventive Medicine Column Dr. David L. Katz The media headlines attached to the major medical news story of the past week might have been: “Shocking but True: nearly 1 in 10 US children UNDER THE AGE OF 5 is obese!” Had that been the headline, it would indeed have been every bit as true as [...]
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 [...]
Preventive Medicine Column Dr. David L. Katz Just in time for Valentine’s Day, epidemiology has given “sweetheart” a whole new meaning with a study demonstrating an association between sugar intake and heart disease. In deference to the holiday, we might repine the prosaic dispassion of epidemiologists inclined to replace boxes of chocolates with prescriptions for [...]