metabolic disorder

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metabolic disorder

[‚med·ə′bäl·ik dis′ȯrd·ər]
(medicine)
Any disorder that involves an alteration in the normal metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, water, and nucleic acids; evidenced by various syndromes and diseases.
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Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis is a metabolic disease with no clear disease origin that is quickly becoming a worldwide epidemic.
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(5) University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Center for Human Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nutrition and Metabolic Diseases, Texas, USA
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This volume contains 25 chapters on the clinical management, genetics, and pathology of specific metabolic diseases, as well as the approach to diagnosis of metabolic diseases, prenatal diagnosis and newborn screening, and gene therapy.
Implications: Using tools to deliberately modify the GIT microbiota in metabolic disease is currently an underutilised therapeutic approach, with a significant body of evidence now demonstrating the beneficial impact of microbiota-modifying interventions on a wide range of metabolic disease parameters.
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James Rusnak, MD, Ph.D., chief development officer, Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases, Pfizer Global Product Development, said, "We are disappointed by this outcome, but remain committed to investing in innovation, concentrating our pipeline on areas where we can bring transformational therapies to address unmet needs, including in patients with cardiovascular and metabolic diseases."
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