Archive for June, 2013

“Midlife and the Midriff”
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“Midlife and the Midriff”

Take a look in the mirror. An honest look. Chances are good you’ll see someone who isn’t just a “bit” overweight. And if you’re a woman “of a certain age”, being too heavy in midlife isn’t just a problem for your closet, it can kill you. “Obese?  Uh Oh” A [...]

“Surgical Solution to Diabetes?”
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“Surgical Solution to Diabetes?”

The struggle with weight not only weighs a person down emotionally, it can cause serious and sometimes deadly health issues.  Type 2 diabetes is considered a world-wide epidemic and it’s tied to obesity.  Some people who feel they keep fighting a losing battle over obesity opt for gastric bypass surgery.   [...]