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America's Waistline Expands and Costs Soar
Posted: Sunday, May 06, 2012
The additional medical spending due to obesity is double previous estimates and exceeds even those of smoking.

Electronic Daily Diaries Boost Adherence to Diet, Exercise Goals
Posted: Saturday, April 21, 2012
In a prospective, randomized trial, people who used a personal digital assistant (PDA) to itemize their food intake were significantly more likely….

Bariatric Surgery Beats Regular Therapy in Obese Diabetes Patients, Independent of Weight Loss
Posted: Monday, April 09, 2012
Bariatric surgery performed considerably better than traditional medical therapy in obese patients with type 2 diabetes, independent of weight loss according to findings from two randomized trials published online....

Exercise with Weight Loss Improves Mobility in Diabetes
Posted: Monday, April 09, 2012
People with diabetes are twice as likely to have mobility problems as other people their age, and losing weight and improving fitness may ward off some of the mobility problems that older overweight people with type 2 diabetes often face....

Diabetes Advocacy Alliance Applauds Funding for CDC Program to Prevent Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2012
The Diabetes Advocacy Alliance™ (DAA) today applauded the Department of Health and Human Services for approving $10 million in funding for the CDC's National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP), an initiative that provides local communities with lifestyle change programs for preventing type 2 diabetes.

New Report Rates 25 Diet Plans
Posted: Sunday, January 08, 2012
Experts examine 25 diet plans and rate them in different ways.

Obesity: It's ALL About Calories
Posted: Saturday, January 07, 2012
Excess calories, not mix of protein, fat, or carbohydrate, key in causing obesity.

Diabetes Reversed with Investigational Weight Loss Drug
Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Slightly more than a year of treatment with an investigational obesity drug that the FDA rejected for approval last year reversed type 2 diabetes in 15% of subjects.

Weight Loss Improves Beta Cell Function in Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Beta cell function can improve after just 12 weeks of weight loss in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Low Carbs for Just Two Days a Week Spurs Weight Loss
Posted: Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Adhering to a strict, low-carbohydrate diet two days per week led to greater reductions in weight and insulin levels when compared with standard daily dieting.

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