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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.

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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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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