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What You Need to Know About Obesity

If you or a loved one has obesity, here are some facts to help you understand this common disease

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Environmental and Societal Factors, Not Just Diet and Exercise, Contribute to Obesity

Healthcare providers need to look at more than what's on the plate to understand obesity

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The Hidden Causes of Obesity

Experiencing mental health challenges and chronic stress can lead to significant weight gain. Stopping the cycle of obesity might start with a therapist.

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Eliminating the Obesity Bias in Health Care

Caring properly for people with obesity starts with not judging them

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I Was Taking 5 Medications for Type 2 Diabetes. Now I’m Medication-Free.

After my mother passed away, food became my best friend — but I learned how to make healthy choices my BFF instead

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Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider About Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

What do you need to know about diabetes and heart disease? Dr. Nieca Goldberg suggests questions to ask if you have either or both conditions.

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Suffering in Silence: Middle-Aged Women and Eating Disorders

Shedding light on a condition that's more common than you think

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The Link Between Gestational Diabetes and Diabetes

Having gestational diabetes increases health risks for you and your baby. Here's what you need to know.

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COVID-19 Reveals How Obesity Harms the Body in Real Time, Not Just Over a Lifetime

New research shows that obesity not only increases your risk of being sicker and dying from COVID-19, but of getting infected in the first place

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The Connection Between Obesity and COVID-19

People with obesity face greater risk of developing many diseases, including Covid-19. Here's how to begin your weight loss journey.

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