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High Blood Pressure and Your Weight

Posted on December 12, 2018 by 3 Comments

blog_bloodpressureHave you had your blood pressure tested lately? And if so, is it high?

The good news is if you do have high blood pressure, losing weight and making lifestyle changes can remedy the issue about 80 percent of the time. The bad news is, if you ignore high blood pressure you could be setting yourself up for some big health problems in the future.


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How Obesity Can Limit Your Independence

Posted on July 3, 2018 by Leave a comment

blog_july4With another blast of spectacular July 4th fireworks right around the corner celebrating our nation’s independence, it got us thinking about what independence means in terms of health and well-being. What does that feel like and what is the best way to get it? That, of course, that brought us back to the likely answer of weight loss. Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight is the key to unlocking the kind of personal independence and self-determination we all deserve to enjoy.


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Diet Plans for Diabetics

Posted on September 12, 2012 by 1 Comment

blood sugar meterIf you or someone you care about are one of the many people who are both overweight and have type 2 diabetes, you may have wondered how diet plans differ for people with diabetes. Do they and if so, how?


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Could Qsymia Help You Lose Weight?

Posted on July 25, 2012 by Leave a comment

pillsYou may have heard that the FDA recently approved a brand new medication for weight loss named Qsymia and wondered if it could help you lose weight.


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Will Qnexa Solve the Obesity Problem?

Posted on March 1, 2012 by Leave a comment

medicationYou may have heard of Qnexa, a potential new weight loss drug under development. Will it be the answer to America’s weight problems?


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Current Weight Loss Meds: Can They Help?

Posted on May 5, 2011 by 4 Comments

medicationHave you ever wondered if there might be a medication that would make your weight loss efforts easier and more effective?

Actually, there are several prescription medications currently available for this purpose. Of course they aren???t ???magic pills??? that will allow you to eat whatever you want, not exercise, and still lose weight. But in combination with a balanced nutritional plan, regular exercise, and a solid counseling approach that addresses any behaviors contributing to the problem, they can be quite helpful.


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