Weight Loss Linked To Reduced Cardiometabolic Risk

Weight-loss surgery a viable option

After 24 months, significant reductions in body weight, waist circumference, Creactive protein, total cholesterol, HDLcholesterol, and nonHDLcholesterol were observed. After 24 months, mean total cholesterol, and nonHDLcholesterol were reduced regardless of the amount of weight lost. However, reductions in LDLcholesterol, Creactive protein, insulin and triglycerides were only seen in those who lost 10% and over of body weight after 24 months. Change in weight demonstrated a positive predictive value for change in cholesterol, insulin, glucose, and triglycerides. Baseline level of the biomarker showed the greatest predictive value for followup measures for insulin, cholesterol, glucose, and triglycerides. In their conclusion the researchers write Our data extend the results from shortterm weight loss trials and suggest that the magnitude of weight loss and baseline values for risk factors are associated with improvements in cardiometabolic risk factors even after 24 months. According to Dr. Thomson, “It is challenging to lose weight, but if women commit to losing 10 percent of their body weight and sustain that over time, it can have a large impact on overall risk factors associated with heart http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/garcinia-cambogia-extract—crucial-data-released-231403591.html disease and diabetes, “Our study revealed the need for healthcare providers to provide women with longer-term support for weight control.
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The Biggest Weight-Loss News of 2013

“In that subset of children, metformin can be very helpful in improving insulin resistance caused by increased body fat,” said Muinos, who also runs the hospital’s obesity clinic. Metformin causes modest weight loss by lowering the amount of insulin the body produces and improving insulin resistance, Muinos said. The drug should not be used for weight reduction alone, he said. “It’s an adjuvant treatment, but you must start lifestyle changes,” he said. “Diet and exercise — that’s the key.” 131+ Your level is currently If the level is below 70 and you are experiencing symptoms such as shaking, sweating or difficulty thinking, you will need to raise the number immediately. A quick solution is to eat a few pieces of hard candy or 1 tablespoon of sugar or honey. Recheck your numbers again in 15 minutes to see if the number has gone up.
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Diabetes Drug Tied to Weight Loss in Obese Kids

Teens whose parents harped about weight gain

Dark Chocolate Blocks Fat Last year, it was red wine , and this year it’s even more good news: a new study found that dark-chocolate eaters who ate more calories than non dark chocolate eaters still had lower BMIs. The study suggests that an antioxidant found in dark chocolate, epicatechin, may block your body’s absorption of fats and sugars . 3. Eat More Protein, Lose More Weight A small study published in September found that the optimal amount of protein for those trying to lose weight may be more than the recommended daily allowance (RDA) set by the Food and Drug Administration. Researchers put patients on specific diets that differed in protein – groups either ate garcinia cambogia the RDA of protein, double that amount, or triple that amount.
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A new study finds middle-aged  women who are overweight/obese that lose a modest amount of weight over two years lower their risk for heart disease, diabetes or stroke.

“We’ve gotten good at doing this,” said Dr Mitchell Roslin, chief of weight-loss surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. “Bariatric surgery has become one of the safest intra-abdominal major procedures.” “The question is why we don’t start facing the facts,” said Roslin, who was not involved in the new review. “If the data were this good with any other condition, the standard of care for morbid obesity would be surgery.” Effects and risks Roslin said he thinks a bias against obesity tinges the way people look at weight-loss surgery. “People don’t view obesity as a disease, and blame the victim,” he said. “We have this ridiculous notion that the next diet is going to be effective, although there has never been an effective diet for people who are severely obese.” Morbid obesity is a chronic condition that is practically irreversible and needs to be treated aggressively, Roslin said.
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