News tagged with obese patients

Encouraging a healthy weight for a healthy heart

A healthy weight is the key to a healthy heart, and yet an estimated 1 out of 3 children is either overweight or obese in the U.S. During a special symposium Oct. 27 at the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference ...

Oct 27, 2013
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Bariatric surgery patients not being prioritized correctly

Most people who receive bariatric surgery in Canada, and around the world, are obese women, even though their male counterparts are more at risk, especially if those men are smokers and have diabetes. These findings are demonstrated ...

Oct 16, 2013
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A healthy lifestyle helps you survive bowel cancer

Women diagnosed with colorectal cancer who are physically active, don't smoke and aren't overweight or obese have dramatically improved survival rates, according to a new study by the UWA-affiliated Western Australian Institute ...

Aug 30, 2013
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