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relationship between genetics and eating habits

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Dr. Maulik Shah
23 years experience Clinical Genetics
Non-mendelian: The genetics of behavior and in particular behavioral eating falls under the category of complex genetics where there are multiple genes contributing. ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Complicated: Heart disease is common, and family history is useful. Need more information for a more detailed answer.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Ruth
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: u/c is an immune condition, You need to use immune medications.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: A large epidemiological review was published in american journal of epidemiology in 2006 about this. It was a meta-analysis of many studies. These g ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Eyesight and eating: It may be that if you are feeling change in eyesight and not eating that you have a fall in your blood sugar levels. You should see your doctor to as ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Von Hippel-Lindau: Von hippel-lindau syndrome is an inherited disorder characterized by the formation of tumors and fluid-filled sacs (cysts) in many different parts of ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
56 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Good question. Autism is now being ''treated'' in the press. Please talk to your doctor.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Roberts
45 years experience Pediatrics
Non-genetic: this problem is a behavioral problem, perhaps a minor obsessive-compulsive habit, for which Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) can be helpful. One is ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Unclear: I hadn't heard of or seen that before, so i googled those letters: adflne and didn't come up with anything. Sorry. It may be a genetic marker, of whic ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Type 1 diabetes: Yes, type 1 diabetes can occur even if no family members have diabetes. No patient without diabetes should use insulin or any other drug for diabetes.
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