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  • Obesity Statistics: How Does Florida Compare?

    Obesity Statistics: How Does Florida Compare?

    The 2018 State of Obesity report has been released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The results are not heartening. Seven states have adult obesity rates over 35%. No states reported a decline in adult rates of obesity.

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  • Another Reason for Obese Individuals to Exercise

    Another Reason for Obese Individuals to Exercise

    Exercise is crucial for everyone’s health and wellbeing, but it’s especially important for those seeking to lose weight and improve their health. This includes obese and overweight individuals striving for weight loss through diet and exercise, but also gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and lap band incorporating exercise into their new post bariatric surgery lifestyle.

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  • New Study Sheds Light on Why Shedding Pounds Can Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

    New Study Sheds Light on Why Shedding Pounds Can Reverse Type 2 Diabetes

    Weight loss has long been known to help improve blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. Medical professionals often recommend a weight loss of about 5 to 10% of a person’s body weight to help improve their blood sugar control and hemoglobin A1c (HgbA1c), which indicates long-term glucose control.

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  • Celebrities: Reducing the Stigma of Weight Loss Surgery

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    Weight loss surgery often has a stigma attached, which can deter some people from electing to undergo the procedure. When a person is famous, their weight loss is often quite obvious. While some celebrities insist they were able to lose large amounts of weight with diet and exercise, other celebrities have opened up to the […]

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