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Obesity

Obesity and Diabetes: Diabetes patients are considered obese when they have a Body Mass Index over 30. Such patients are at greater risk for a host of other problems cardiovascular disease, cancer, sleep apnea, and poor quality of life. Tremendous research is being done to control, manage, and reverse obesity in diabetics and the educated healthcare professional can help.

Can Smaller Forks Help Diabetes Patients?

Patient, female, 54 years of age, type 2 diabetes and obesity, told me she thought her weight and subsequent type 2 diabetes related to overeating, especially large portions. She is being seen by a behavior therapist for her eating disorder. I started her on a GLP-1. Even at starting dose, she reported feeling more satiated, but still overeating. The dose was increased...

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Soybean Oil Causes More Obesity and Diabetes Than Fructose

Soybean oil could contribute more to the development of diabetes and obesity than sugar…. Consumption of soybean oil, which is high in polyunsaturated fatty acids, has increased greatly within recent years as studies have shown that saturated fatty acids are associated with the risk of cardiovascular disease. Nutritional guidelines were …

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Fat Fish Illuminate Human Obesity

Binge-eating cavefish share mutated gene with some obese people. Blind cavefish have evolved to be starvation resistant, constantly hungry, and fat but healthy. New research shows they share genetic mutations with some obese people. Narration by study co-author Nicolas Rohner. Blind cavefish that have adapted to annual cycles of starvation …

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