Tag Archives: obesity

What causes diabetes and obesity

How much should I weigh for my height and age? Normal weight obesity: A hidden health risk? Mayo Clinic is a not-what causes diabetes and obesity-profit organization. Anyone who is starting a new medication and is concerned about their weight should ask their doctor whether the drug is likely to have any effect on weight.… Read More »

Obesity map reveals more than 35 percent of people in nine US states are dangerously overweight 

Obesity map of the US reveals more than 35% of people in nine states are dangerously overweight Alabama, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota and West Virginia all have adult obesity rates of at least 35%  Prevalence ranged from 23% in Colorado to 39.5% in West Virginia, Mississippi Middle-age adults between ages 45… Read More »

New study prompts questions about diabetes and obesity within Black churches

Diabetes and obesity rates could possibly have a correlation with church-going among African Americans a new study suggests. The findings of the Duke University study released last month in the Journal of Religion and Health highlight two main conclusions: Black Americans who are Baptist are more likely to have diabetes than those who are Catholic… Read More »