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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.

Obesity 2014, Part 7


Dr. Stanley Schwartz finishes up his slides series on the current state of the obesity epidemic and its relationship with diabetes. Topics covered in this set include a discussion of the newest drug therapies on the market including the incretins and the SGLT-2 inhibitors…. To download in PowerPoint (.ppt) format:¬†Obesity …

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Obesity 2014, Part 6


  In this week’s Homerun Slides, we continue with Dr. Stanley Schwartz’s series on obesity with topics on the benefits of weight loss including: lower CHD risk, improved insulin sensitivity, lowered blood pressure, and an increase in life expectancy….

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Obesity 2014, Part 5


  In this week’s Homerun Slides, we continue our exploration of the current obesity crisis with a discussion of prediabetes, the conditions which can lead to prediabetes including genetic disposition, and the possibility of preventing the onset of diabetes by acting quickly…. 

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Obesity 2014, Part 4


  In this week’s Homerun Slides, we continue our exploration on the state of obesity in 2014 including topics on the relationship of BMI and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus, genes that cause or are associated with diabetes, and the two principal genetic defects in B-cells that can …

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