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 other …

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 …