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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.

Antibiotic Use by Age 2 Associated with Obesity Risk

Repeated exposure to broad-spectrum antibiotics in the first two years of life is associated with early childhood obesity… Repeated exposure to broad-spectrum antibiotics in the first two years of life is associated with early childhood obesity say researchers from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in a retrospective study based on ...

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AAAHC Releases Obesity Management Patient Toolkit

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  AAAHC Releases Obesity Management Patient Toolkit   The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care has released a toolkit for obesity management, Disease Management: Obesity in Adults. The tool is intended to empower medical professionals to discuss obesity management with their patients and includes a discussion of treatment options, as ...

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