Madeline Morr

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Mediterranean Diet, Physical Activity Effective for Weight Loss, Decreased Cardiovascular Events

Mediterranean Diet, Physical Activity Effective for Weight Loss, Decreased Cardiovascular Events

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A 12-month intensive lifestyle intervention including an energy-restricted Mediterranean diet, increased physical activity, and behavioral support for overweight/obese patients was found to be beneficial in decreasing adiposity and cardiovascular events.

Lifestyle Intervention Program Reduces Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome Risk

Lifestyle Intervention Program Reduces Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome Risk

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A 12-month interdisciplinary lifestyle intervention program for prediabetic and obese patients was found to significantly reduce the risk for development of diabetes and metabolic syndrome.

CDC Reports on Diabetes Prevalence by Type in the United States

CDC Reports on Diabetes Prevalence by Type in the United States

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The CDC conducted a study to estimate the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes among adults in 2016 by primary type.

Gastric Bypass vs Sleeve Gastrectomy Outcomes in Morbid Obesity

Gastric Bypass vs Sleeve Gastrectomy Outcomes in Morbid Obesity

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No statistically significant difference in weight loss at 5 years was observed in comparing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy vs laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in morbidly obese patients.

USPSTF's Final Recommendation on Menopausal HT for Chronic Disease Prevention

USPSTF's Final Recommendation on Menopausal HT for Chronic Disease Prevention

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To update its 2012 recommendation, the US Preventive Services Task Force reviewed evidence on the benefits and harms of systemic hormone therapy for the prevention of chronic conditions in postmenopausal women.

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