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Beef up Your Daily Exercise, Ladies!
Listen up, ladies! It's time to jump on the bike or treadmill because women aren't getting as much exercise as men - and it's putting them at higher risk for health problems.
Cut the Fat, Stay on Your Feet
Diabetes and obesity can weigh you down, literally. Having all that weight can make it hard to get around, especially as the years go by. Now, a new study backs up what we already know: exercise keeps you on your feet!
Concerns About Surgery for Diabetes
Recently, two studies were published showing that surgery may be better than drug treatment for obese diabetes patients. While these findings may change some doctors' approach, experts are expressing their concern.
A Prescription for Diabetics' Health
Overweight adults with type 2 diabetes can do two things to practically double the likelihood that they'll remain healthy and active: lose weight and exercise.
Weight Loss Surgery Treats Diabetes
Being overweight puts you at risk for a variety of health problems, including type 2 diabetes. It can also lead to high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke. Fortunately, losing weight can protect you from these serious health problems.
Tiny Invaders May Raise Diabetes Risk
For the most part, type 2 diabetes is caused by obesity. But there are other factors that may raise your risk of diabetes, including bacterial infection.
Which Weight-Loss Surgery for Diabetes?
For some people, losing weight is not as easy as dieting and exercising. Sometimes, extremely overweight people need surgery to protect them from the dangers of obesity, such as diabetes. But which surgery is best?
Doctors are singing "Let's Get Physical"
Among the most common pieces of advice offered by doctors to their patients: start running, biking, walking, swimming, playing tennis or whatever it takes to get in regular exercise.
Have You Had Your Roughage Today?
A spoonful of sugar may help the medicine go down, but a review of studies on dietary fiber shows including enough of it in your diet might mean avoiding medicine in the first place.
Eat Mindfully at Your Favorite Haunts
Avoiding restaurants because of your diet? A new study says you may not have to if you make smart, "mindful" choices.