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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.

Just One Hour of TV Boosts Kids’ Obesity Risk

Odds increased nearly 50 percent with 60 minutes or more of daily screen time… Children who view television as little as an hour a day are significantly more likely to be overweight or obese and gain more unhealthy weight over time, according to a new study from the School of …

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Abdominal Obesity Can Be Treated with Exercise

For patients who are obese and sedentary, any exercise can help trim abdominal fat, but it may take a bit more effort to get other health benefits… Robert Ross, PhD, an exercise physiologist at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada, and colleagues recruited 300 people in their 40s and 50s who …

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