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Concurrent Counseling With Dietitian, Physician Is Effective in Achieving Weight Loss
Posted: Friday, August 03, 2007
Concurrent counseling with a dietitian and a physician in an outpatient setting is effective in achieving and maintaining weight loss, according to a new study.

Obesity And Skinny are Socially Transmitted Diseases(STD)
Posted: Tuesday, July 31, 2007
Obesity Is 'Socially Contagious' says a new report from Harvard. Need to associate only with skinny people if you want to be skinny?

New Diet Pill Expands 1,000 Times in Your Stomach
Posted: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Italian scientists have invented a new diet pill that swells inside the stomach, giving its users the impression that they have already eaten.

Less Insulin In the Brain Key to a Long Life
Posted: Thursday, July 26, 2007
Good, old-fashioned diet and exercise might keep you young by reducing the action of insulin in the brain, researchers reported.

Pramlintide Curbs Fast Food Consumption and Binge Eating
Posted: Friday, June 22, 2007
The synthetic form of a hormone previously found to produce a feeling of fullness when eating and reduce body weight, also may help curb binge eating and the desire to eat high-fat foods and sweets.

Slow Release Topiramate Helps Diabetics Lose Weight
Posted: Friday, June 22, 2007
A controlled release formulation of topiramate is effective adjunctive therapy for weight loss in obese type 2 diabetics treated with diet and exercise alone or in combination with metformin, researchers report in the June issue of Diabetes Care.

Hormone Linked to Stored Fat Could Explain Atkins Diet
Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2007
In a discovery that may explain the successes of the Atkins diet, investigators have found that a single hormone may switch on the use of stored fat for fuel when all else fails.

How Tummy Surgery Cures Diabetes In A Matter of Days
Posted: Friday, June 08, 2007
Scientists at Swansea University School of Medicine have been funded to investigate why weight-reducing surgery can lead to the almost immediate disappearance of diabetes in patients even before any weight loss.

Insulin Levels Can Predict Weight Loss on Certain Diets
Posted: Friday, May 25, 2007
Individual differences in insulin secretion may explain why some individuals respond well to either a low-fat diet or low-glycemic-load diet, whereas others do not. The findings imply that a simple, baseline oral glucose tolerance test to assess serum insulin concentration may help clinicians and dieticians choose weight-loss strategies for obese subjects.

Being Thin, Doesn't Mean You Are Not Fat
Posted: Tuesday, May 22, 2007
Because internal deposits can cause trouble then really is what's on the inside that counts and a lot of thin people might be in trouble.

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