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Sharing information related to metabolic health and lifestyle interventions.


Society of Metabolic Health Practitioners Addresses Concerns Over American Diabetes Association’s Alleged Ties to Processed Food Industry

By Doug Reynolds | November 17, 2023

In a seismic call for transparency and ethical dietary guidance, the Society of Metabolic Health Practitioners (SMHP) sheds light on concerns surrounding the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) affiliations with the processed food industry. Recent allegations suggest financial transactions between the ADA and processed food conglomerates, potentially influencing nutritional recommendations and recipe endorsements. While the ADA…


“Introduction to Insulin Resistance,” A Free Downloadable Resource

By Chris S. Cornell | September 29, 2023

The Society of Metabolic Health Practitioners is pleased to announce the latest  resource available for both healthcare practitioners and patients: a comprehensive PDF titled “Introduction to Insulin Resistance.”  Given that a startling 90% of adults in the United States fall under the category of “metabolically unhealthy,” this guide serves as an essential read for anyone…


LowCarbUSA® Co-founder Pam Devine Earns Metabolic Health Practitioner (MHP) Accreditation

By Chris S. Cornell | September 23, 2023

Metabolic health is increasingly being recognized as a pivotal player in the prevention and management of numerous medical conditions. The Society of Metabolic Health Practitioners (The SMHP™) plays a vital role in this recognition, having crafted a rigorous accreditation process that certifies clinicians’ and non-clinicians’ understanding and competence in dietary and lifestyle interventions addressing metabolic…


Resources for Practitioners & Patients Highlight the Benefits of Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGM)

By Chris S. Cornell | September 22, 2023

As healthcare professionals focused on metabolic health, it is a continuing goal of the Society for Metabolic Practitioners to provide the best resources and solutions to both clinicians and patients. Two new documents related to the benefits of continuous glucose monitors (CGM) merit your attention. These resources are created as part of an ongoing effort…


Earn Your MHP Accreditation from the Society of Metabolic Health Practitioners

By Chris S. Cornell | June 23, 2023

Through our education and accreditation partnership with Nutrition Network’s online training, you can begin the journey toward helping others regain their metabolic health today The Society of Metabolic Health Practitioners (The SMHP™) is a pioneering non-profit organization with a global vision. The SMHP represents all researchers and practitioners working to improve metabolic health around the…


Helping Employees Tackle Obesity & Take Control of Metabolic Health

By Chris S. Cornell | May 13, 2023

Dr. Tro Kalayjian’s Innovative Employee Wellness Program Improving Lives and Productivity for Global Manufacturing Company based in Louisiana  Imagine if your employer gave you the tools and the time you needed to get into shape… “That’s exactly what one local company is doing, and it’s working… helping employees get off medications and transform their lives…”…


A Tribute to Mariana de Abreu Bastian: Low Carb Brasil Organizer Tragically Killed in Crash Along with Son

By Chris S. Cornell | August 10, 2022

We are stunned and deeply saddened to let you know of another tragic death of one of our dear SMHP members. 41-year-old Mariana de Abreu Bastian and her 5-year-old son were hit by an alleged drunk driver in the early morning hours this past Sunday.  The accident happened on her way home in the south…


Using Lifestyle to Reverse Obesity & Metabolic Disease, Eliminate Back Pain 

By Chris S. Cornell | August 5, 2022

Elie Jarrouge, MD, talks about his own inspiring health journey & his plans to attend upcoming Symposium for Metabolic Health Dr. Elie Jarrouge is a board certified internal medicine doctor who followed the conventional medical advice of what a healthy lifestyle is supposed to be, yet ended up overweight, with high blood pressure and pre-diabetes.…


He Lost 100 Pounds After Implementing Ketogenic Lifestyle

By Chris S. Cornell | July 18, 2022

Vic Basmadjian is Now a Nutrition Network Certified Nutrition Advisor & Helping Others; Looking Forward to Attending The SMHP’s Symposium for Metabolic Health  When Vic Basmadjian was 55, he was obese and his health was headed in the wrong direction. “I had hypertension and I was pushing 300 pounds,” he said. “Sleep apnea had kicked…


Symposiums for Metabolic Health: Changing the Lives of Patients & Family Members

By Chris S. Cornell | July 8, 2022

Maurice St. Martin (aka Dr. Moe) Enthusiastic About Upcoming San Diego Conference He’s known as Dr. Moe, and if you attend the upcoming Society of Metabolic Health Practitioners (TheSMHP™) Symposium for Metabolic Health, August 25-28, in San Diego, you’re likely to see him, along with members of his family.  He’s been a fixture at these…