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Victoza (liraglutide) for obesity: thoughts on weight management, diabetes, and quality of life

Victoza (liraglutide) is a once-daily injection that is currently approved for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Right now, Victoza comes i…

Started by Manny Hernandez

39 Sep 9, 2014
Reply by Manny Hernandez

Anyone been reading Peter Attia?

I discovered him recently and was absolutely delighted that I'm not alone in thinking that obesity is a symptom of T2/insulin resistance an…

Started by Hana Rous

53 Aug 10, 2013
Reply by Jag1

The Root Cause of Obesity - There is None

from By David Edelman Dr. Sharma, a renowned physician and top obesity blogger, calls attention to a fact: there is no ro…

Started by Diabetes News and Interest

1 Jan 30, 2013
Reply by beechbeard

This Week I Will campaign chooses Diabetes Hands Foundation as one of 4 charities to benefit

PRESS RELEASE Diabetes Hands Foundation Selected as Charity Partner for This Week I Will Diabetes Pledge CampaignAmylin Pharmaceuticals, LL…

Started by Emily Coles

5 Oct 2, 2012
Reply by Brian (bsc)

Link found between BPA and obesity, could this also trigger T2?

Here's an article describing a new study that describes how BPA a chemical that is present in the urine of about 90% of the adults in the U…

Started by BadMoonT2

5 Aug 29, 2012
Reply by trenia

Can Social Networks Cure Disease? Part I

Article on 4/20/2012 Last week I gave a talk at TEDMED on how social networks may be an unexpected solution to our heath care c…

Started by Emily Coles

0 Apr 26, 2012

Novo Nordisk Plans to Move Ahead With Once-Weekly Diabetes Shot

Article from Bloomberg Business By Albertina Torsoli on April 02, 2012 Novo Nordisk A/S (NOVOB) is likely to proceed with development of a…

Started by Emily Coles

0 Apr 3, 2012

What is the Name of This Game ?

For the first twelve years of my life (what I can remember of it) I was relentlessly teased for being too thin and relentlessly harassed by…

Started by LaGuitariste

3 Mar 30, 2012
Reply by Stemwinder (Gary)

Anyone watch the recent CBC Nature of Things episode on Toxicity?

Hi all: Saw a very interesting episode of the Nature of Things with David Suzuki on CBC last night which focused on toxicity, obesagens, an…

Started by marcus

8 Jan 21, 2012
Reply by Bec

Is Sugar Toxic?

What the average American consumes in sugar (sucrose) --       A very interesting (though long) article in the New York Times Magazine by…

Started by HFXNS

0 Apr 13, 2011




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