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WikiMD the free mdical encyclopedia editable only by medical professionals World’s largest wellness and weight loss encyclopedia If you are a medical professional or an expert in any field of medicine, please join us in building the world’s largest weight loss and wellness encyclopedia created by experts in the field, not by the crowd. One in every 3 Americans is insulin resistant leading to metabolic […]

Do you have metabolic syndrome?

One of the most common medical problems that is often ignored by most physician but essentially affects one in three adults in the United States is called metabolic syndrome. So, what is metabolic syndrome and how it might be affecting you? Before we look at the question of what metabolic syndrome is, here are some […]

What is causing weight gain in Philadelphia

What really causes the weight gain in Philadelphia? What if obesity has nothing to do with overeating for most people? What if there is a metabolic reason for your weight gain called insulin resistance? Did the now withdrawn and failed food pyramid miss the bus and mislead us toward a grain based diet that lead […]

Is sleep apnea causing your tiredness in New York City?

Is sleep apnea causing your fatigue during the day? Sleep apnea is a condition in which you have one or more pauses in breathing or shallow breaths while you are asleep. According to some estimates, up to 85% of the population that has sleep apnea are still undiagnosed in New York City! So, how you know […]

Causes of abdominal fat weight gain

If you have excess weight especially around your tummy area, you may have an underlying metabolic process called insulin resistance that might be contributing to your weight gain, according to Dr. Prab R. Tumpati, a practicing obesity medicine physician and founder of W8MD Medical Weight Loss Centers of America. What is Insulin Resistance? After you eat carbohydrates, […]

Stop blaming the victim for obesity and start finding ways to help them lose weight

Why do people gain weight or what causes people to gain weight in Philadelphia? Insulin Resistance Hormonal Factors Stress Genetic Factors Micronutrient Deficiencies Energy Imbalance Does my body shape matter? You should be concerned not only with how much body fat a person has, but where the fat is located on the body. Although not […]

Understanding weight loss terms and their meaning

A-Z Glossary of weight loss terms for understanding the commonly used terms in weight loss. A Adipose tissue (add-ih-POSE) Fat tissue in the body. B Bariatric surgery (bear-ee-AT-ric) Also known as gastrointestinal surgery. Surgery on the stomach and/or intestines to help patients with extreme obesity to lose weight. Bariatric surgery is a weight-loss method used […]

Philadelphia obesity help

How is obesity affecting Philadelphia? What percentage of greater Philadelphia residents are either overweight or obese? What are the health risks associated with being overweight or obese in Philadelphia? what are the 50 different medical problems related to obesity? What are the benefits of losing weight in Philadelphia? Nationwide, about one in three adults are […]