‘weight loss program’

Is Responsible Advertising an Oxymoron?

By Marsha Hudnall on 08/10/2009

This is a short post today because if everything goes as planned, I’m flying back from an all-too-rare, all-too-short family vacation at my sister’s home where I got to see my daughter and spend time with the whole family together.  With the son off to college in a few weeks, and daughter off a few years ago, these times are […] Read more »

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Weighing In: The Ruby Gettinger Show on Style Network

By Laura Brooks on 01/09/2009

Admittedly, I'm late in coming to the the Sunday 8 pm (EST) Style network show called "Ruby," which began in November 2008.  The first episode I watched was this past Sunday, and I have to say I was  intrigued to learn more about Ruby Gettinger, her issues with obesity, weight discrimination, and healthy living program to lose weight. The charismatic […] Read more »

Heart Attacks in Diabetic Women More Likely to Be Fatal

By Laura Brooks on 01/05/2009

Women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes under the age of 65 are at a higher risk than their male counterparts for worse outcomes after heart attacks. “The female advantage with fewer cardiovascular events than in men at younger ages is attenuated once a woman has the diagnosis of diabetes,” report Dr. Anna Norhammar, Her team at Karolinska University […] Read more »

Diabetes: Denial and Depression

By Laura Brooks on 10/27/2008

Debbie Hendrick, from DiabetesMine, brings up a good point about what she calles the 3 D’s: diabetes, denial and depression. Writing women with type 2 diabetes she’s come to know, Blogger Hendrick writes that she is “shocked how so many…strong, beautiful ladies talk about denial and depression. One women voiced, ironically, that “she had a hard time getting out of bed that morning to […] Read more »

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