Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes reversed by losing fat from pancreas

A team from Newcastle University, UK, has shown that Type 2 diabetes is caused by fat accumulating in the pancreas—and that losing less than one gram of that fat through weight loss reverses the diabetes.

Overweight & Obesity

Obesity is not a character flaw, expert says

Is obesity the result of a poor self-control? Most people in the United States believe it is, according to a survey by the National Opinions Research Center: Three-quarters of the people surveyed attributed obesity to a lack ...

Diabetes

Energy expenditure increases after gastric bypass surgery

Gastric bypass surgery often leads to a sustained weight loss. Researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy have found part of the explanation: the operation enhances energy expenditure such that eating actually helps the person lose ...

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