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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 […]

Know your risk of diabetes

Know your risk of diabetes W8MD weight loss program is a physician supervised insurance medical weight loss program in New York City, Greater Philadelphia, and other places. Use this free online tool that can tell you if you are at risk for insulin resistance by answering a few simple questions. Insulin resistance, if not treated, […]

Causes of belly fat weight gain

Causes of belly 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 of W8MD Medical Weight Loss Centers of America. Studies […]

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, […]

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 […]