Tag Archives: Obesity

Diabetes Health in the News: Jackson, Mississippi Identified as America’s Fattest City

According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, more than one-third of adults in the U.S. are classified as obese, while more than 70% of people in the U.S. are overweight. Now, using 17 weight-related factors, the fattest city …

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: High BMI as a Teen Could Increase Heart Disease Risk in Adulthood

A study completed at Israel’s Sheba Medical Center found a connection between teenage obesity and future heart troubles. Adults who were overweight or obese as adolescents had a higher risk of dying from stroke, coronary heart disease, and …

Diabetes Health in the News: Weight-Loss Efforts Not Affected by Obesity Gene

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A new study has found that the presence of the “obesity gene” doesn’t impact a person’s ability to lose weight. This includes weight-loss efforts in the form …

Diabetes Health In the News Podcast: Anti-Diabetes Prescriptions Outpacing Anti-Obesity Drugs

 

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A new study published in the journal of Obesity has found that anti-diabetes drug prescriptions are far outweighing the number of prescriptions for anti-obesity drugs. In …

AskNadia: Is Alzheimer Disease Type 3 Diabetes

Dear Nadia,

Any information on Type 3 Diabetes?

Michele DelP
Twitter Follower

Dear Michelle,

There is much information about Type 3 diabetes in print and online. You can expect to find several definitions. How this is defined depends on which …

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Breakfast At School Doesn’t Increase Obesity

A new study has found that while the number of kids in New York City who eat breakfast at school is on the rise, the obesity rate is not. Free breakfasts have been available to New York City students …