A new study reports that energy bars with low or moderate levels of carbohydrates may actually not help dieters lose weight as they promise to do.
Study shows dietary intervention in adolescence benefits glycemic control and blood pressure long-term.
A cell-signaling pathway in the brain that is linked to the development of cancer and diabetes is also a key part of networks that regulate food intake.
Individuals in a prediabetic state who were treated with the oral medication pioglitazone were 81 percent less likely to convert to diabetes than those who received a placebo.
A growing number of women are overweight or obese when they become pregnant, a condition that is risky to both mother and baby.
New data presented at the 2005 Annual Meeting of NAASO, The Obesity Society in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Despite widespread attention to diet, calorie intake may not be a major factor in causing death by heart disease.
One way to combat the increasing problem of childhood obesity is early home interventions - teaching parents how to create an environment where children reach for a banana instead of potato chips.
Elderly men and women with normal body weight still may be at risk for developing type 2 diabetes if they have large amounts of muscle fat or visceral abdominal fat.
New, long-range research shows that large abdominal fat cells and/or waist-to-height ratios are key indicators of future diabetes.
Growth hormone treatment for six months after weight loss surgery reduces patients' losses in lean body mass and skeletal muscle mass, according to a new study.
Eating a fatty fast food meal is never good for you, but washing that meal down with a coffee is even worse.
A recent trial has led to an interesting discovery. A combination of two type 2 diabetes treatments leads to improved glucose control and weight...
By cutting the time adolescents spend standing around in school physical education classes and boosting the amount of exercise they do, experts have shown they can control the children's body fat and lower their blood pressure.
With American obesity rates exceeding 37 percent, osteopathic educators try shifting mindset of physicians who have negative attitudes towards obese people as a way to curb obesity.
Obese and overweight patients in a study group reported sleeping less than their peers with normal body mass indexes.