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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.

Dr. Scott Isaacs Full Interview

Dr. Scott Isaacs talks with Diabetes in Control Publisher Steve Freed during the AACE 2017 convention in Austin, Texas about endocrinology, obesity, and medical weight loss. Dr. Scott Isaacs, MD, FACP, FACE is an endocrinologist and adjunct instructor of Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism …

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The Benefits of Motivational Interviewing

Woman, 57 years of age, prediabetes, hyperlipidemia, class I obesity and history of gestational diabetes. I’ve been working with her for the past two years. The first year she was very motivated because of her new diagnosis of prediabetes and her weight being what it was. Her son was getting married and she wanted to lose weight for the wedding. We discussed a plan for her.

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