6 lifestyle changes patients with obesity, prediabetes should make
Lifestyle changes can help patients with obesity and prediabetes. Here are some changes patients can make to reverse prediabetes.
How anti-obesity bias hinders patients' lifestyle change efforts
Weight bias and stigma can worsen health outcomes in patients with obesity. Here is what physicians should know.
Members Move Medicine: Targeting “obesogenic” environment in U.S.
This country makes it harder for people to avoid obesity. AMA member and third-year medical student Damani Mcintosh-Clarke is working to change that.
What it’s like to specialize in obesity medicine: Shadowing Dr. Stanford
Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, feels that there is nothing more gratifying than to see patients have an improved outlook on life when they achieve a healthier weight.
Cat videos, Coke and other habits you should advise your patients against
People are watching less TV spending more time on the computer or mobile phone, while kids don’t drink enough water. Advise your patients about these and other unhealthy habits.
Why added-sugar nutrition labeling could save lives, money
Revised labels calling out a food product’s added sugar content should create huge benefits to the nation’s health and economy—if consumers understand and use the information.
Adult obesity rates rise in 6 states, exceed 35% in 7
Report documents record number of obese adults and children. Find out which states, and which demographic groups, have links to higher obesity rates.
Members Move Medicine: Reducing the obesity stigma
AMA member and medical student Lauren Benning aims to take a practical, nonjudgmental approach to treating obesity.
Looking at global perspectives for diabetes prevention
Charles Alessi, MD, chief clinical officer for HIMSS International, details the importance of a global perspective in preventing diabetes.