Category Archives: Obesity

Duodenum Resurfacing Procedure Improves Type 2 Diabetes Markers

A procedure designed to change how the body absorbs and processes glucose could help improve A1C numbers for those with type 2 diabetes, according to recent research.

Presenting at the 19th World Congress of International Federation for the Surgery of …

Wal-Mart expansion may play role in America’s obesity epidemic

Not only can Wal-Mart take some blame for the loss of many locally-owned businesses, the chain’s Supercenters could also be responsible for the nation’s expanding waistlines.

According to researchers, the nation’s obesity problem directly corresponds to the rise of Wal-Mart, …

Obesity And Depression Often Go Hand In Hand

There’s a distinct link between obesity and depression, according to a new report from the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics.
Experts reviewed data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys from 2005 to 2010, and found that about