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Metformin May Not Help Obese Teens With Type 1 Diabetes

December 1, 2015

TUESDAY, Dec. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Metformin is the standby drug for millions of people with type 2 diabetes, but a new study finds that adding it to insulin therapy won’t boost blood sugar control for overweight teens with type 1 diabetes.
In type 1 diabetes, which comprises about 5 percent of diabetes cases, the […]

This Minimally Invasive Treatment Could Be a New Weight-Loss Tool

December 1, 2015

A technique already used in the emergency room may have new potential as a minimally invasive treatment for morbid obesity.

Weight Loss May Spare Knee Cartilage, Study Finds

November 30, 2015

MONDAY, Nov. 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Losing a large amount of weight slows the loss of knee cartilage in obese people, a new study shows.
Obesity is a major risk factor for knee osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease that often leads to joint replacement surgery.
The new study included just over 500 overweight and obese Americans […]

Obesity in Youth May Harm the Heart Long-Term, Even After Weight Loss

November 25, 2015

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A new study finds that even if overweight or obese young women slim down later on, obesity-linked damage to the heart may linger for decades.
The research shows that even formerly overweight women remain at heightened risk for sudden cardiac death later in life.
So, “it is important to maintain […]

Could Obesity Be Wired Into Some Children’s Brains?

November 24, 2015

By Tara HaelleHealthDay Reporter
TUESDAY, Nov. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Obese children may have difficulty resisting food because of how their brain is wired, a new study suggests.
The small study found that food smells activated the parts of their brains related to impulsive behavior and obsessive-compulsive disorder, which is characterized by recurrent thoughts and repetitive […]

Too Many Pregnant Women Gain Too Much Weight: Doctors’ Group

November 23, 2015

MONDAY, Nov. 23, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Women need to exercise and eat healthy foods during and after pregnancy in order to combat overweight and obesity and related health problems, women’s health experts say.
More than half of reproductive-age women in the United States are overweight or obese, according to the American College of Obstetricians and […]

Teasing Girls About Weight May Cause Lasting Harm

November 20, 2015

FRIDAY, Nov. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Teasing overweight girls about their weight can cause lasting harm to their self-image and might increase their risk of eating disorders, a new study suggests.
“Weight status may be a more sensitive issue for children who are overweight or obese, and being teased about it may elicit a stronger […]

Researchers Think Viagra Might Have a Surprising Health Benefit

November 20, 2015

The impotence drug Viagra may help ward off type 2 diabetes in people already at risk for the illness.

Certain Foods Can Trigger Blood Sugar Spikes in Some People But Not Others

November 20, 2015

The same foods don’t necessarily have the same effect from person-to-person.

Adult Obesity Still Growing in U.S., Youth Rates Hold Steady: CDC

November 12, 2015

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter
THURSDAY, Nov. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Although obesity rates continued to climb among U.S. adults over the past decade, they stabilized for children and teens, federal health officials reported Thursday.
More than 36 percent of adults and 17 percent of America’s kids were obese between 2011 and 2014, said researchers from the […]



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