Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is not a disease, but a clustering or "constellation" of health markers related to weight, lack of exercise and genetics. READ MORE

Metabolic Syndrome

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Obesity Among Black Women: Fighting the Disease Through Community

Why do Black women have the highest rates of obesity in the U.S.? The answer lies beyond the numbers on the scale.

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Navigating Obesity and Stress Two Years Into the Covid-19 Pandemic

Watch this video with Dr. Chao to learn information on how to manage your stress, manage your weight and prioritize your mental health.

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New Insights From Biology Can Help Overcome Siloed Thinking in Cancer Clinical Trials and Treatment

Metabolic conditions like obesity and diabetes can influence how cancer develops and responds to treatment

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How the Pandemic’s Unequal Toll on People of Color Underlines US Health Inequities – and Why Solving Them Is so Critical

Racial and ethnic minorities have borne significantly higher risks of Covid-19 infections, hospitalizations and deaths than white people

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Sugar Detox? Cutting Carbs? A Doctor Explains Why You Should Keep Fruit on the Menu

Ripe berries and sugar crystals are both sweet, but one offers much more than just calories

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Want Fries — or Feelings — With That?

The road from obesity to a healthy weight isn’t all about the diet. Gabrielle Blawas found she was eating her feelings in her secretive fast-food binges.

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Does Your Health Insurance Cover Treatment for Obesity?

Obesity is a disease but not all treatments are covered

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Sugar High

An addiction to sugar can lead to serious health problems. Here’s how to break the cycle.

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I Fought Generational Obesity by Creating My Own Road Map to a Healthier, Happier Life

After being bullied by doctors my entire life, I finally got the courage to advocate for my health

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Obesity and Other Health Conditions

Having obesity can put you at risk for developing other serious health conditions

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I Struggled With Obesity. Then I Lost the Weight … and Nearly Died From Anorexia and Bulimia.

These eating disorders may look like opposites from the outside, but they are two sides of the same coin

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Know the symptoms and risk factors so you can protect your health

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