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  • People’s Pharmacy: How much tonic water is too much?

    People’s Pharmacy column for Tuesday, July 19, 2016


  • Diabetes guidelines urge using obesity surgery more often

    International diabetes organizations are calling for weight-loss surgery to become a more routine treatment option for diabetes, even for some patients who are only mildly obese.


  • Breaking the silence on Type 2 diabetes

    Coming out as a Type 2 diabetic was difficult for Jonathan Shuffield because he didn’t want people to judge him – his weight, his food choices, his lifestyle.


  • Beating obesity

    Barb Beck wrote a list of 1,703 things she couldn’t do – things she “lost,” she said – because she was too fat. They were measures of obesity’s toll on …


  • While effective, surgery is last option

    Two bariatric-surgery studies published last month supported what many doctors and patients already knew: Weight-loss surgery works better than medicine alone to put type 2 diabetes in remission, or at …


  • Type 2 diabetes-cognition link studied

    Type 2 diabetes is linked with a number of health problems, but a new study finds that older diabetics may be at higher risk for cognitive problems. Researchers looked at …


  • Obesity puts kids at risk for adult problems

    Not long ago I diagnosed type 2 diabetes, once called “adult-onset diabetes,” in an 11-year-old boy. This sounds unusual, but unfortunately it is becoming more common. As obesity increases in …

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