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Being Obese Lowers Your Intelligence!
Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2006
If French scientists are to be believed being obese is linked to a decline in a person's cognitive function.

Effect of Weight Loss on Arterial Stiffness in Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2006
Moderate weight loss improves arterial stiffness in type 2 diabetes.

EASD Recommends Earlier Insulin Therapy, Don’t Wait 4-6 years!
Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2006
A Consensus Report launched at the annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, in Copenhagen, Denmark, is calling for urgent action to drastically improve the management of diabetes, particularly urging the increased acceptance of insulin. All patients with Type 2 diabetes, if they live long enough will require insulin.

Overweight Youths Should be Treated for Obesity Much Earlier to Prevent Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2006
Watchful waiting when faced with overweight preschoolers and elementary school children is poor pediatric practice.

Leading US Hospitals Serving Fast Food Sends Mixed Message
Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2006
It is deplorable for a doctor to lecture a patient on taking more careful precautions against heart disease, while there is McDonald's in the hospital's lobby serving a fried-food lunch."

Aerobic Exercise Reduces Blood Pressure
Posted: Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Exercise is good for your blood pressure -- no matter your age, weight, race or gender. And it really doesn’t matter whether you get exercise from a brisk walk, a fast run or few laps in the pool; the results are equally as good.

Physical Activity Shrinks Abdominal Fat Cells
Posted: Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Physical activity may be especially helpful in reducing the size of fat cells around the waistline -- more so than diet alone. That's important, because fat specifically in the abdomen has been linked to the risk of heart disease and diabetes.

Obese Have Higher Cardiac Risk, but Better Treatment Outcomes
Posted: Thursday, August 17, 2006
Obese individuals are at increased risk for developing an acute coronary syndrome (ACS), but because they are treated more aggressively than their lean counterparts, their outcomes are actually better.

Walking Makes a Difference in Controlling Type 2 Diabetes
Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2006
How much walking is needed to produce the best effects for controlling Type 2 diabetes?

Vegan Diet Reverses Diabetes Symptoms
Posted: Thursday, August 03, 2006
People who ate a low-fat vegan diet, cutting out all meat and dairy, lowered their blood sugar more and lost more weight than people on a standard American Diabetes Association diet.

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