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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.

Zamzee Tackles Childhood Obesity

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Zamzee Tackles Childhood Obesity  Developed by HopeLab, Zamzee is an activity meter that measures movement using a three-axis accelerometer and uploads physical activity data to a motivational game-based website. Zamzee.com allows kids to view their activity levels, earn points for movement, achieve goals, and select rewards. In a study, kids …

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