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Diet and Weight Loss
Weight loss plays an important role in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes. Health experts say that just a loss of approximately 5% of a diabetic patient’s weight can result in improved glycemic control. Meet diet pill lorcaserin for diabetics for weight loss.
The Atkins diet approach--high protein and low carbohydrates--has been praised as an effective way to lose weight, but its numerous critics have noted the health hazards of this type of eating. Now a new study of nearly 44,000 women has found that those who regularly eat a high protein, low carbohydrate diet are at increased risk of heart disease and stroke compared with women who don't follow this Atkins diet approach
Earlier this year, Dr. Oz introduced Dr. Craig Primack of the Scottsdale Weight Loss Center who admitted to off-label prescribing a controversial weight loss drug combo that thus far has shown promise in aiding significant weight loss. This week, researchers will present at a major scientific meeting their latest results of a study testing this off-label prescribed weight loss drug combo on obese patients with Type 2 diabetes.
In a recent episode of The Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Oz shares with viewers his survey findings of the top 5 diet myths that often derail weight loss attempts by dieters. These findings of weight loss and nutrition myths are backed by science and are aligned with warnings by government health organizations that the way you are dieting may be making you fatter rather than thinner.