Tag Archive: diabetes

May 08

Politician Gets It (Almost) Right!

Last week, one of the many Democrats running for President made a startling (to many people) statement. In a town hall in New Hampshire, Congressman Tim Ryan commented that, “Half the country today has either diabetes or prediabetes.” Most people will write this off as political overkill, but the American Diabetes Association says that Congressman …

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Nov 14

Diabetes is Prime Time

If you have watched very much television in the past twelve to eighteen months, you have almost certainly seen dozens, perhaps hundreds, of commercials for prescription medicines intended to treat diabetes. Think back, and you will realize that diabetes has replaced male sexual dysfunction as one of television’s most common advertising topics. Ads for Viagra …

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Jun 20

Fighting diabetes

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There is no vaccine to prevent diabetes, but there are medical procedures that can stop its progress and even reverse it. View this brief video presentation to find out how bariatric surgery can help end one of the most important threats to health. Click on Diabetes and Bariatric Surgery to learn more,

Aug 03

Managing Diabetes

For many, it is possible to reduce their need for insulin through proper diet and exercise. Practicing safe weight loss in Fruitland Park can also help.

Jan 08

Diabetes – Medications vs. Life Style Changes

  Diabetes comes in two forms: Type 1, sometimes called juvenile diabetes and Type 2. Type two is more common and is usually connected with the patient being overweight, though not in all cases, and they may be under the care of both a regular doctor in Daytona Beach and a weight loss surgeon if …

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Dec 21

What is a Very Low Calorie Diet?

A very low calorie diet (VLCD) is a physician monitored diet that is effective in achieving weight loss. VLCD requires intensive monitoring by a bariatric physician. A very calorie diet must be done with great caution and under medical supervision. The basis is 800 or less calories per day. Most healthy adults typical eat 1600 …

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Nov 18

Sleep and Obesity

Getting enough sleep is vital when treating obesity and it actually facilitates safe weight loss. The facts are that the average adult’s sleep pattern has decreased over the years, and as this has occurred, the obesity rates have increased, causing some Winter Springs people to seek safe weight loss. In 1960, the average adult slept …

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Oct 07

Obesity Related Diseases

Obesity is a treatable and preventable disease. Thirty percent of the U.S. adult population is obese. Approximately 10% are morbidly obese. Obesity affects every organ system in the body. The Lungs. Obesity increases the chance of obstructive sleep apnea. Obstructive sleep apnea increases the work of the heart and leads to early death. Hypo ventilation …

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Apr 21

Why do Carbohydrates Make Us Fat?

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Carbohydrates are one of the many food groups that are a part of an over all healthy diet. Many times, carbohydrates are believed to be all bad and that is not entirely true. While there are many foods that are within this group that are indeed unhealthy and can cause severe problems, there are also …

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Jan 16

Making Good Choices in Your Life to Help Avoid Weight Gain

It is estimated that an average of two-thirds of the American population suffers from overweight and related issues. This statistic is worrying as most people are welcoming weight gain as the new normal with an average American weighing 23 pounds more than what their body should be carrying. Instead of focusing on the real threat, …

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