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Diabetes Obesity

The Paradoxical Connection Between Overweight And Diabetes

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2015 | Healthy Living

By Sharon Begley NEW YORK, May 4 (Reuters) - Patients with type-2 diabetes who are overweight but not obese outlive diabetics of norma...

Diabetes On The Rise As Obesity Rates Climb

Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living

By Morgan Jones Just by taking a look around, one might see that obesity has become a bigger problem over the last several decades. But changes...

For People With Diabetes, 'Obesity Paradox' Is Likely A Myth

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living

The "obesity paradox" — the controversial notion that being overweight might actually be healthier for some people with diabetes — seems to be a m...

Do the Diabetes Math

Adam Bosworth | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Adam Bosworth

Did my doctor prescribe and monitor this? He did not. They aren't paid to do this. And frankly, who wants their doctor nagging them? What drove me was wanting to be alive when I'm 90 -- to be healthy and to fit into my college jeans.

Sure, Mock Bloomberg But Take Him Seriously

Karen Bergreen | Posted 08.07.2012 | New York
Karen Bergreen

Why do donuts get the key to the city and the soda gets thrown under the bus? I don't know if I like Bloomberg's proposal. Like my rules at home, it seems arbitrary. But the problem is complicated and we need to keep talking about it.

Fitness and Obesity Trends to Watch for in 2012: It's Not a Small World After All

Carole Carson | Posted 03.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Carole Carson

By 2020, four out of five of your friends, coworkers, family members and neighbors will be overweight or obese, and half of them will be diabetic or prediabetic. Today's reality, however, does not dictate the future.

Diabetics Eye Obesity Surgery To Tame Blood Sugar

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

LOS ANGELES — For nearly a decade, Cristina Iaboni tried to tame her diabetes the usual way, through daily shots of insulin and other medicine. ...