Bariatric surgery gave a Michigan couple the edge they needed to shed pounds. But the real progress came when they confronted their lifelong emotional burdens.
Researchers suspect women who have apple-shaped bodies are at increased risk of heart trouble.
Diabetes and other diseases can put expectant moms at higher risk of complications such as pre-term labor and potentially fatal preeclampsia.
The sizable jump in cases among age 50 and younger is a worldwide trend arising partly from poor diet.
If the world is warming to that chubby, cuddly look, is that such a bad thing? Not if you've improved from yesteryear.
Hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol and smoking have long been seen as risk factors for stroke. A new report says it's time we add sleep disorders to the list.
Steer clear of drinks laden with sugars, flavoring, artificial sweeteners and color. A glass of water will always win.
Propionate, a common additive in breads and baked goods, may trigger a metabolic response linked to obesity and diabetes.
After bariatric surgery, Jaclyn Folkema is finally able to run, swim and play with her 9-year-old daughter.
While certain genetic mutations can increase a woman's chances of a diagnosis, three specific actions can help offset the risks.
Researchers are quickly demystifying the genetic characteristics that factor into body shape and weight-related disease development.
Losing and regaining weight isn’t just demoralizing, it’s dangerous. There are better options for you.
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