Even before the pandemic, managing patient expectations and dealing with disruptive behaviour in medical clinics was already the top stressor for physicians.
Dr. John Anderson isn't surprised by the rapidly growing cost of diabetes in America. New research from the American Diabetes Association shows the total cost of diabetes was $245 billion in 2012 -- a 41% increase from the $174 billion spent in 2007.
"What I tell people is that you find new friends at the gym," she said. "If you don't have the support, it's really hard to do it on your own." -- "For the longest, I would go to the gym and go home to eat whatever I wanted," she said. "That's not how it works. I had to learn to eat differently and to learn to like new foods..
"The Real Causes of Diabesity
The entire spectrum of diabesity including all of its complications—diabetes, elevated blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol—are simply downstream symptoms that result from problems with diet, lifestyle, and environmental toxins interacting with our unique genetic susceptibilities.
Those are the real causes of diabesity.
And because insulin resistance (and diabesity) are a direct outcome of diet and lifestyle, the condition is 100 percent reversible in the vast majority of cases."
"They haven't taken the sort of single-moment, one-off massive overdoses taken by people who try to commit suicide, but over time the damage builds up, and the effect can be fatal,"
Liver and brain problems.
Need kidney dialysis.
Require help with breathing.
Adding to the evidence that your baby's health may be influenced by the nine months it spends in the womb, a new study finds that a pregnant mother's diet may be associated with her child's later risk of obesity.
Tips on how to transform your body and mind.
Dr. Mike Robichaux discusses some of the mysterious illnesses among Gulf Coast residents and cleanup workers.
John Lisk reports on how some diabetics can turn their illness around.
Everything from chicken soup to honey with lemon to orange juice, home remedies are something that many of us still turn to even when we should know better. Dietician Samantha Heller tested Rebecca Jarvis and Russ Mitchell on a true or false quiz about five common home remedy assumptions.
Erica Hill talks to Amy Brightfield, health director for Woman's Day magazine, about the best ways to keep warm and healthy in extremely cold temperatures.