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Bariatric Surgery Shows Significant Effect on Obese Type 1s
Feb 25, 2014 | 
Here's a development to keep your eye on: Bariatric surgery performed on a small group of morbidly obese type 1s led to considerable weight loss, improved glycemic control, and improved metabolic profiles up to three years later.
Foot Problems Pervasive In The U.S., Linked To Obesity, Sedentary Lives And Diabetes, Says New New IPFH/NPD Study Foot Health Affects Overall Health
Jun 30, 2012 | 
Statesville, NC - June, 26, 2012 - A staggering 78% of U.S. adults age 21+ report they have had one or more problems with their feet at some time in their lives, according to The National Foot Health Assessment 2012, a survey conducted for the Institute for Preventive Foot Health (IPFH) by The NPD Group. The most common foot maladies, plaguing both men and women, were ankle sprains (reported by roughly one in three respondents), followed by blisters, calluses, foot fatigue, cracked skin and athlete's foot.
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Obesity Could Follow Sleepless Nights
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Weight-Loss Surgery Produces Dramatic Results in Type 2s
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Surgery Works Better Than Drugs at Blood Sugar Control in Obese Patients
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