• Brain influential in weight loss plateau

    9 monthes ago - By Healio

    LOS ANGELES - A brain counter-regulatory mechanism may be at play in weight loss plateaus with GLP-1 receptor agonists.
    “Obesity and its comorbidities have been rising rapidly in the United States and other developed countries. At these rates, it is too fast to be due to genetic factors alone,” Olivia Farr, PhD, instructor in medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, said during a presentation at the World Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease. There are many external and internal factors “and a lot of the
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  • Weight-Loss Surgery a Boon for the Heart

    Weight-Loss Surgery a Boon for the Heart

    9 monthes ago - By Web MD

    The research included 38 obese patients who had weight-loss surgery and 19 obese patients who were on the waiting list for weight-loss surgery.
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