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Tag Archives: Obesity
Did you wonder if body weight by itself is a risk factor for Heart Attacks and Strokes? It is well known that Diabetes Mellitus Type I, Diabetes Mellitus Type II, especially when poorly controlled, as well as high Cholesterol and … Continue reading
People with obesity often decide between barbaric surgery and some sort of program including diet and exercise. Because of the effect of obesity on insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and other cardiac risk factors, surgery is often recommended for … Continue reading
Do you assume that people are obese because they have chosen to eat too much and they are to blame for their problem. Science is slowly showing genetic reasons for obesity and drug companies have been working on developing agents … Continue reading
Children who are obese face physical as well as psychological challenges. It is unclear if the obesity is caused by a genetic disease, a problem with lifestyle that can be voluntarily reversed, or some combination of the two. The … Continue reading
When a person with Diabetes type 2 loses weight, they often see very significant improvement in their diabetic control, cholesterol and other factors. While reducing excess body fat is important, it can be very challenging. In an effort to help … Continue reading
The article below describes a subtle anti-fat bias in which doctors provide the same advice, spend the same amount of time with patients regardless of their body weight but fail to establish rapport. There were previous reports in which patients … Continue reading
The latest version of the inquisitor, has an article that says, the eating habits of teenagers is putting this young population at risk for disease of the large arteries or atherosclerosis. This will increase their risk for heart attacks, strokes, … Continue reading
Do you believe that only people who are overweight are susceptible to type 2 Diabetes? A study reported in medscape clinical briefs describes three risk factors which may independently increase the risk for developing type 2 Diabetes. People with Insulin … Continue reading