Walking in a group

For diabetic patients, walking a in group produced benefits over and above counseling: … in subjects who attended at least 50% of scheduled walking sessions, changes in A1C and fasting glucose were greater than in control subjects. Discontinuation or reduction of antidiabetic drugs occurred in 33% of these patients versus …

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Do hormones doom weight loss?

There are a ton of news reports about a new study showing that a year after losing 10% body weight, people have hormonal changes that promote greater hunger.  One such hormone is leptin.  These articles then argue for the existence of a “set-point” that our body will vigorously defend.  The only problem is:  …

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