Author | Parker Brown


Are Expensive Diabetes Drugs Worth It?

June 29, 2016

The good news is that a few diabetes drugs now show valid cardioprotective benefits; the bad news is the drugs are unaffordable for many.

Obesity Is a Chronic Disease, Say New Guidelines

June 02, 2016

The new evidence-based, comprehensive recommendations replace 2012's "piecemeal" effort to guide clinical management.

Women, Older Patients More Likely to Visit Doc Because of Obesity

March 10, 2016

The annual visit rate to a physician for obesity in 2012 was 49 per 1000 people, according to the latest CDC report.

Weight Loss Programs Seem to Lag Behind Treatment Guidelines

February 18, 2016

Surveys show that up to 48% of Americans are actively trying to lose weight. New research finds reliable support in short supply.