Tag: United States

13 Apr

The Obesity Epidemic, Part 2

Diabetes, Weight Loss No Comments by Scott Isaacs MD
As the obesity epidemic is increasing, the comorbidities of obesity are also increasing at a dramatic and accelerated rate, as are the costs.
23 Mar

Curbing the Diabetes Epidemic

Diabetes, Weight Loss 1 Comment by Scott Isaacs MD
The rate of diabetes continues to climb in the United States and throughout the world. Once considered an unusual diagnosis, diabetes has become one of the most common forms of chronic illness in the world today.
08 Dec

Sitting: A New Health Risk

Hormones, Weight Loss No Comments by Scott Isaacs MD
According to the Centers for Disease Control, we are in an epidemic of sitting. Our parents and grandparents spent much less time sitting down we do now. We are not just sitting more…we are moving less.