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Cognitive behavioral group therapy ineffective for weight maintenance in type 2 diabetes

Cognitive behavioral group therapy ineffective for weight maintenance in type 2 diabetes

CBGT did not prevent overweight and obese patients with type 2 diabetes from regaining weight lost during weight loss programs.

Gastric bypass surgery effective for weight loss, diabetes prevention for 12 years

The 12-year results show that Roux-en-Y gastric bypass offered long-term durability of weight loss and was associated with fewer obesity-related coexisting conditions compared with those who did not have the surgery.

Coffee consumption associated with reduced liver cancer risk, no link to biliary tract cancer

No significant association was observed between coffee consumption and risk of biliary tract cancer, but there was evidence of an inverse correlation between coffee consumption and liver cancer risk.

Opinion

Preventing chronic diseases with lifestyle changes

A low-carbohydrate lifestyle is an effective treatment option to prevent chronic diseases.

Why dietary-protein intake matters

Ensure your patients' dietary protein intake meets recommended levels of 10% to 35% of caloric intake.

Do family meals make a difference?

People who participate in frequent family meals are more likely to get healthy and stay healthy.

Features

Interventions in childhood obesity

Interventions in childhood obesity

Effective use of research-based interventions and recommendations for overweight and obese children begin with initiating a conversation with the family.

Inulin as a nutritional supplement

Inulin as a nutritional supplement

Inulin is a collective term for a large group of complex, natural carbohydrates.

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Eight apps for a healthy holiday

Eight apps for a healthy holiday

With the holiday season in full swing, clinicians and patients alike face difficulties in staying healthy and happy. Click through ...

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