Wednesday, January 27, 2016
When weight loss is recommended for a person with pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes, it may be confusing. What should you do to start losing weight and...
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
When it comes to obese, type 2 patients losing weight, certified diabetes educator Kathy O'Keeffe believes some primary care providers take a wait and see approach in their guidance and that too many patients are passive or in denial about their health. She believes people need to be their own advocates and begin a weight loss program immediately.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Losing weight in this type of program can be a safe and effective way to lose a large amount of weight in a relatively short period of time. Here is some information about what people should look for when considering a program.
Wednesday, January 06, 2016
By giving yourself realistic weight loss expectations, and following that up with easy-to-incorporate-lifestyle steps, you can successfully lose weight and realize diabetes-related health benefits as well.
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Certified diabetes educator Kathy O'Keeffe talks about some of the diabetes and obesity-related lectures and discussions at the recent conference in Nashville.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Many people take comfort in food; however, there are some who have a relationship with food and use it as a way to deal with emotional issues. Here are some signs of food addiction and how to begin to get help.
Friday, October 17, 2014
Diabetes educator Sandra Melloni talks about the significant health benefits that people with diabetes who are overweight or obese can achieve by losing just 10% of body weight. In addition, she offers some simple strategies on how to do so.
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
For people trying to lose weight, a high-protein intake is recommended and this can be accomplished through a vegetarian diet.