It isn’t news that being overweight or obese are bad for your health. Type 2 Diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol, hypertension, sleep apnea, osteoarthritis, gallbladder disease, and venous stasis disease have all been associated with excess weight for years. But, the link between obesity and overweight and cancer has been less publicized. Until now. Dr.
World Obesity Day, the second annual day geared toward generating and supporting practical actions to help people across the globe reduce their weight and reverse the trend toward global obesity, will be observed October 11, 2016. The 2016 campaign will focus its efforts toward ending childhood obesity and calling upon governments to develop and implement
Dr. Shillingford’s surgical schedule has recently been populated by patients from Michigan. While Dr. Shillingford often sees patients from around the country, including New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Texas, Georgia, and even Hawaii, having multiple patients come from Michigan was new. New, but not all that surprising. Michigan residents have a higher than average rate
Research has confirmed a link between elevated body mass index (BMI) and patients having better survival outcomes following percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI).