Posts Tagged ‘overweight’

Investigator Spotlight: Dr. Alan Delamater

Mary Buller - Thursday, 6 August 2015 05:03

In recent years, type 2 diabetes, known as adult-onset diabetes, has become more common in children and teens. Why? Obesity. Children have a higher risk of type 2 diabetes if they are obese, have a family history of diabetes, are not physically active and/or do not eat healthfully. Fortunately, type 2 diabetes may be controlled with diet and exercise.


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Collaboration: Recurring Theme at Obesity Conference

Klein Buendel - Friday, 22 November 2013 03:13

This year The Obesity Society and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) held their annual meetings during a joint event called ObesityWeek 2013. Klein Buendel, Inc. Scientist Dr. Valerie Myers, who was a co-author on two posters, attended the conference in Atlanta.


Tips to Help Doctors Motivate Patient Weight Loss

Klein Buendel - Thursday, 9 May 2013 08:45

Klein Buendel, Inc. scientist Dr. Valerie H. Myers recently attended the 29th annual Sports, Cardiovascular, Wellness Nutrition (SCAN) symposium in Chicago. Nationally recognized for her work in obesity, Dr. Myers gave a presentation at the conference on motivational approaches to weight loss. She talked with us about how motivational strategies work and why fat shaming is counterproductive.


Menu Labeling and Obesity

Sophia Strickfaden - Friday, 19 April 2013 11:30

Imagine if a restaurant’s menu told you how long you would have to exercise to burn off the calories of each item you eat. Would you choose meals with fewer calories? That was a question explored in a recent study.


Southern Medical Journal Publishes Article Authored by KB Scientist Dr. Valerie Myers

Lisa Forster - Wednesday, 7 November 2012 12:40

The October 2012 issue of the Southern Medical Journal has published “Actual Medical and Pharmacy Costs for Bariatric Surgery: 6-year Follow-Up,” an article authored by Klein Buendel, Inc. scientist Dr. Valerie H. Myers along with Dr. Megan McVay, Dr. Claire E. Adams, Dr. Brooke L. Barbera, Meghan M. Brashear, Dr. William D. Johnson, Patricia Smith, and Dr. Phillip J. Brantley.