diabetes

Majority of Patients See Reduction in Pain and Disability After Bariatric Surgery

In the three year period following bariatric surgery, the majority of patients saw a reduction in pain and improvement in walking ability according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The multi-site clinical study looked at over 2,000 patients who underwent weight loss surgery at 10 hospitals across the […]

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World Health Day

World Health Day is April 7, 2016.  This year’s focus is on overcoming diabetes through prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and care.  Diabetes is a chronic disease that leads to high blood sugar levels.  The type of diabetes is dependent on the cause.  Type 1 diabetes is usually an inborn metabolic disease caused by the body not […]

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Sugary Drinks Linked to Harmful Body Fat

Sodas and sugar sweetened drinks have faced a lot of blame for contributing to the obesity epidemic, despite soda manufacturers insistence that overall diet quality is a larger contributor, as well as lack of exercise. But, another study has shown sugary drinks have a link to excess body fat. Even if your BMI doesn’t technically […]

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Obesity Increases Risk for Several Cancers

Obesity is a public health crisis for many reasons. Obesity increases the risk of diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, circulation problems, arthritis, depression, and reduced ability to care for oneself. But another possible risk is several forms of aggressive cancers. Obesity raises the risk of prostate cancer in men and colorectal cancers […]

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Bariatric Surgery is Safe and Effective for Teens According to New Study

Over 4 million children and adolescents in the US suffer from obesity. Despite this startling statistic, very few effective treatments are available. While bariatric surgery has been shown to be an effective treatment option for adults, few studies have focused on children. A recent study conducted through the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, looked at […]

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