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Does Obesity Cause Other Diseases?

March 12, 2020

It is no secret that obesity has been linked to multiple health conditions, ranging from minor to deadly. Human bodies are extremely complex systems, with near unlimited factors we can’t control. Connections have been found between obesity and an increased occurrence of: coronary heart disease, stroke, dementia, breast cancer, endometrial cancer, colon cancer, kidney cancer, gallbladder cancer, liver cancer, sleep apnea, hypertension, high cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, gallbladder disease, osteoarthritis, breathing problems, clinical depression, anxiety, chronic pain, and functional difficulty.

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Bariatric Surgery and Diabetes – What You Need to Know

November 25, 2019

There are two main types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Let’s start with their similarities: both are chronic diseases that affect the way your body regulates blood sugar or glucose. Glucose fuels and runs your body, and insulin produced by the pancreas is the “key” that unlocks the power of glucose and lets it enter your cells. Both types lead to chronically high blood sugar levels which increase the risk of diabetes and related complications.

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