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2014-04-30 16:30:18

Obesity and type II diabetes are twin epidemics that can be successfully treated by having bariatric surgery in Los Angeles with Dr. Feiz LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Michael Feiz, MD, FACS, a double board-certified weight loss surgeon in Los Angeles, has seen numerous patients come in for consultations who have type II diabetes. Even more patients are pre-diabetic, or have a high risk of developing the devastating disease, which unfortunately often goes hand in...

2014-04-29 23:00:53

The Children’s Obesity Fund is helping launch a new community sports and activity league for the children of the Inland Empire and children seven years and up are invited to come together three times a week to play sports and enjoy active games at Hunt Park in Riverside. The new program is coordinated by Sylvia Hernandez, the founder of local sober living homes for mothers and their children and Children’s Obesity Fund is donating funds that will be used for sports equipment, bottled...

2014-04-28 23:01:14

Children’s Obesity Fund is proud to sponsor Above the Rim Gym’s Second Annual Golf Classic on May 16, 2014. All funds raised will benefit the faith-based basketball/golf programs of Above the Rim Gym, which is dedicated to the betterment of middle Tennessee youth. (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Children’s Obesity Fund, cofounded by Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, is a proud sponsor of the Second Annual Golf Classic raising funds for the Above the Rim Gym, which provides a faith-based...

2014-04-28 20:22:50

Bariatric surgery from Beverly Hills Physicians can ease Type 2 diabetes while vastly improving patients' quality of life. LOS ANGELES, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At Beverly Hills Physicians, weight loss surgery has always been celebrated as an essential resource for obese patients seeking greater health and happiness in their lives. That's why their widely respected team of board certified bariatric surgeons has dedicated themselves to providing the highest standard of care for...

2014-04-25 23:01:40

Cleveland Clinic's STAMPEDE (Surgical Therapy And Medications Potentially Eradicate Diabetes Efficiently) Study Serves as Further Evidence that Weight Loss Surgery Can Be a Viable Option for Those Suffering from Type-2 Diabetes Huntingon Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 A study published in 2014 by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic (click here for study details) looked at 150 obese patients with type-2 diabetes who underwent weight loss surgery. The findings showed that after three...

Junk Food Hazards Of Youth Baseball
2014-04-25 09:13:12

Marguerite Beck, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Researchers find unhealthy foodscape at youth baseball field 'Take me out to the ballgame' doesn't exactly conjure up images of apple slices and kale chips. The more likely culprits include French fries, soda and the occasional box of Crackerjacks. Unfortunately for children who play youth baseball, eating unhealthy food during practices and games may be contributing to weight problems, according to researchers at Wake Forest...

2014-04-24 23:01:36

The Children’s Obesity Fund is pleased to support GardenWorks for Kids and its family hike of the Indian Hill Trail in Twin Peaks on Saturday, April 26. The free family event encourages healthy eating, nutrition and exercise while also helping to develop a love and respect for the environment. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 The Children’s Obesity Fund, cofounded by Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi, is helping promote a Free Family Wilderness Hike this Saturday, April 26, in Twin Peaks,...

2014-04-24 12:24:18

The influence of genetic factors on differences between children's Body Mass Index (BMI) increases from 43% at age 4 to 82% at age 10, reports a new study by researchers at UCL and King's College London. The research, published in the journal Obesity, combined twin and genomic analyses in 2556 pairs of twins from the Twins Early Development Study. Data were collected in England and Wales in 1999 and 2005 when the twins were 4 and 10 years old respectively. The study was supported by the UK...

2014-04-23 23:01:38

Children’s Obesity Fund, cofounded by brothers Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, took part in the Spring Community Day celebration on April 15, 2014, at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital. Hospital administration is grateful for the support of this quarterly event that provides a much needed opportunity for joyful fun to the hospital’s pediatric patients and their families. (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 The Children’s Obesity Fund, cofounded by Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian...

2014-04-23 12:30:09

The Obesity Society Recommends Children Minimize Consumption of SSBs SILVER SPRING, Md., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the ongoing policy discussions on the role of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) on weight and health, The Obesity Society (TOS) concludes that SSBs contribute to the United States' obesity epidemic, particularly among children. Based on an in-depth analysis of the current research, TOS's position statement unveiled today provides several...


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