Items Tagged ‘obese’

March 7, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Steamboat Today Yampa Valley Medical Center announces new […]

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January 31, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Modern Healthcare Symptoms, diagnosis and a prescription: How […]

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February 13, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Standing at your desk may help you lose weight

By Mystery User

James Levine has reviewed the statistics: One in three Minnesota adults is either diabetic or prediabetic, and one in four is obese.  And he thinks he’s found the underlying ailment: “The sitting disease.”  “Sitting is sort of the new smoking,” the Mayo Clinic endocrinologist said recently before participating in an experiment designed to tackle so-called […]

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Tags: diabetic, James Levine, obese, prediabetic, the sitting disease


January 27, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Office-dwellers stand up to ‘sitting disease’

By Mystery User

Dr. James Levine has reviewed the statistics: One in three Minnesota adults is either diabetic or pre-diabetic, and one in four is obese. And he thinks he’s found the underlying ailment: “the sitting disease.” “Sitting is sort of the new smoking,” the Mayo Clinic endocrinologist said Wednesday on the eve of an experiment designed to […]

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February 9, 2010 · Leave a Comment

For obese, vaccine needle size matters

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

In a new study, the researchers report that using a standard 1-inch needle to immunize obese adolescents against hepatitis B virus produced a much weaker effect than using a longer needle. “As obesity rises in the US, we need to be aware that the standard of care may have to change to protect obese youth,” […]

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