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2014-04-07 23:22:26

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Insulin Pumps (External) markets. Global market for Insulin Pumps (External) is forecast to reach US$1.7 billion by 2020, buoyed by rising obesity, high prevalence of diabetes, and the subsequent need to improve diabetes management. San Jose, California (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Insulin Pump therapy, also known as Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion (CSII) therapy, has gained prominence over the...

2014-04-07 23:02:11

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Obesity Surgery Devices Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse Full Report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/obesity-surgery-devices.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Obesity can be defined as a medical condition where excess fat deposition leads to adverse health conditions. Obesity increases the chances of diseases related with heart,...

2014-04-07 23:02:09

Retrofit, the data-driven weight loss company for America’s leading corporations, is teaming with a Chicago-based non-profit organization to teach young adults the importance of sports and nutrition. Retrofit is hosting the April 8th Girls in the Game Leader-to-Leader interview at its Chicago headquarters. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Retrofit, the data-driven weight loss company for America’s leading corporations, is teaming with a Chicago-based non-profit organization to...

2014-04-07 23:00:48

Horizon encourages public, employers to participate in eighth annual Walk @ Lunch Day Newark, NJ (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 On Wednesday, April 30, hundreds of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey employees from office locations around the state will take part in the Eighth Annual National Walk @ Lunch Day. As a state-wide organizer for this national health and wellness event, Horizon BCBSNJ is also encouraging employers and public officials throughout New Jersey to support and take...

2014-04-07 23:00:22

Goal 4 Health, a one-of-a-kind youth soccer league, is now supported by the Children’s Obesity Fund, cofounded by Dr. Michael Omidi and his brother Julian Omidi. Equipment donations by the charity will help kids and their families learn more about healthy living, nutrition, meal preparation, and making exercise fun. (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Children’s Obesity Fund, cofounded by Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, is a proud new supporter of the Goal 4 Health youth soccer league and...

2014-04-07 16:25:39

Dr. Feiz and Associates help severely obese people remember that spring is the time for new beginnings LOS ANGELES, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you are obese, you probably know how spring holidays like Easter and Passover can be overwhelmed by concerns about overindulging in your favorite foods. Dr. Michael Feiz, a master of such delicate bariatric procedures as lap band to sleeve revision, would like to remind us that springtime holidays are much more so about new beginnings....

2014-04-07 12:40:36

Obese male mice and normal weight female mice produce female pups that are overweight at birth and in childhood, and have increased number of "terminal end buds" in their breast tissue — the site where cancer often develops in rodents. The findings, presented by a Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center researcher at the AACR Annual Meeting 2014, come from one of the first animal studies to examine the impact of paternal obesity on future generations' cancer risk. In addition,...

Childhood Obesity Increases Financial Stress
2014-04-07 09:06:05

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In addition to the increased risk for medical issues such as diabetes, childhood obesity can increase financial stress on a family. According to a new study published on Monday in the journal Pediatrics, childhood obesity costs about $19,000 per child when considering lifetime medical costs compared to those for a child with a healthy weight. This cost of obesity reaches about $14 billion, when multiplied by the number of obese...

2014-04-07 08:31:48

TAMPA, Fla., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The OAC - the nation's most powerful voice impacting individuals struggling with the disease of obesity and weight-related issues - released the complete educational program for its 3(rd) Annual Your Weight Matters National Convention taking place September 25 - 28 in Orlando, Fla. With more than 50 educational topics, the agenda aims to educate on evidence-based weight management strategies presented by the country's most notable...

2014-04-06 23:02:43

Dr. Clifton Thomas, a bariatric surgeon in Houston, TX now offers a surgical procedure that can help reverse the effects of diabetes, giving patients normal blood sugar again without the need for injections or pills. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 Dr. Clifton Thomas, a bariatric surgeon with over 25 years of experience in Houston, TX now offers a surgical procedure that benefits people who are overweight and suffers from Diabetes. This surgical procedure known as the sleeve...


Latest Obesity Reference Libraries

International Journal of Obesity
2012-05-14 15:47:25

The International Journal of Obesity (IJO) is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by the Nature Publishing Group. As of May 2012, the editors-in-chief are RL Atkinson and I MacDonald. The journal addresses the development and treatment of obesity, and the functional impairments associated with the obese state. It publishes basic science and clinical studies that address the biochemical, epidemiological, genetical, molecular, metabolic, nutritional, physiological, psychological and...

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