Diabetes Self-Management Blog
Amy Campbell

Is Weight-Loss Surgery for You? Pros and Cons

Surgery is never anything to enter into lightly, but bariatric surgery offers hope for millions of overweight people who are unable to lose enough weight to improve their health…

Amy Campbell

Is Weight-Loss Surgery for You?

Weight-loss surgery involves operating on the stomach and/or intestines to help people with obesity lose weight…

Diane Fennell

Can Grapefruit Juice Prevent Weight Gain, Increase Insulin Sensitivity?

One fad diet after another has touted grapefruit as a way to shed unwanted pounds. But according to new animal research, there may be some science to back up these claims…

Amy Campbell

Whittle That Middle: A Trimmer Waistline Improves Your Health

Last week, the Journal of the American Medical Association featured a rather grim article on the state of the U.S. waistline. While BMI may not be changing much, we still have a bit of a problem. Abdominal obesity and the average waist circumference in U.S. adults actually increased from 1999–2012…

Web Team

Diabetes UnConference Scholarships Now Available

For those who are interested in attending the event, taking place from March 13–15, 2015 at the Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, but unable to afford the associated expenses, there are now a number of scholarships available…

Amy Campbell

Techie Tools to Help With Weight Loss

There’s still no magic bullet for weight loss. I know, we all keep hoping for something quick, easy, and painless that will melt the pounds away with little or no effort. While we wait for that to come along, you might be interested in some new gadgets that are on or soon will be on the market that might at least make it easier to drop some pounds…

Amy Campbell

What Color Is Your Fat?

Diane Fennell

Eating White Bread Ups Obesity Risk

Amy Campbell

The Power of 5–10%: A Little Goes a Long Way

Diane Fennell

Overweight People With Type 2 May Benefit From Gastric Banding

Diane Fennell

FDA Panel Votes in Favor of Inhalable Insulin; Diet Drug Recalled

Amy Campbell

Unconventional Ways to Lose Weight…Maybe

David Spero

Why Are Animals Getting Fat?

Web Team

Lose Weight With the New American Plate Challenge

Web Team

Diabetes Resolutions for 2014

Amy Campbell

Linking Weight With Relationships

Amy Campbell

Weight-Loss Meds

David Spero

Bodies Like Being Fat

Amy Campbell

What’s New in the World of Weight Loss?

Amy Campbell

Keeping the Pounds On: Strategies for Gaining Weight

Amy Campbell

Keeping the Pounds On: Causes of Unexplained Weight Loss

Jan Chait

Media Bias Skews Message

Jan Chait

Would Shaming Make Me Lose Weight? Fat Chance!

Amy Campbell

More Weight-Loss News

David Spero

The Mystery of Look AHEAD

Amy Campbell

Fascinating Fat Facts and Findings (Part 2)

Amy Campbell

Fascinating Fat Facts and Findings

Diane Fennell

FDA Approves Two New Weight-Loss Drugs

Amy Campbell

Weight Update

Amy Campbell

Hormone Hoopla: Movers and Shakers of Diabetes (Part 2)

Amy Campbell

Weighty Matters: What’s New in the Weight-Control Arena

Amy Campbell

To Detox or Not?

Amy Campbell

Weighty Matters

Diane Fennell

A Weight-Loss Rule Debunked

Diane Fennell

Aerobic Exercise Best to Beat Belly Fat

Amy Campbell

Weird and Wacky Ways to Win at Weight Loss

Diane Fennell

Erectile Dysfunction? Modest Weight Loss Can Help

Amy Campbell

Blasted Belly Fat: What You Can Do

Diane Fennell

Menu Calorie Counts Often Inaccurate; Food Boredom and Weight Loss

Amy Campbell

Blasted Belly Fat: Taking Stock

Amy Campbell

Blasted Belly Fat: Types of Fat

David Spero

Starvation Is No Diabetes Cure

Diane Fennell

Lower-Carb Diet Reduces Dangerous Fat in Some

David Spero

Is Weight Loss a Good Goal?

Amy Campbell

The Dreaded Weight Plateau: Tips to Get Over It

Amy Campbell

The Dreaded Weight Plateau: Why It Happens

Amy Campbell

What’s New in Weight-Loss Research?

David Spero

Gastric Bands Too Dangerous

Web Team

What We’re Reading: National Diabetes Prevention Program

Amy Campbell

Can’t Lose Weight? Here Are Four Reasons Why…

Amy Campbell

March: A Month Dedicated to Good Nutrition

David Spero

Bariatric Surgery — Diabetes Cure?

Eric Lagergren

Doc Visit Inspiration

David Spero

Bad Resolution

Diane Fennell

Adequate Sleep Vital to Weight Loss

Diane Fennell

Watching Your Weight? Drink Water Before Meals.

David Spero

One Step at a Time

Diane Fennell

Milk the Better Post-Exercise Quaff

Diane Fennell

Counterfeit Medicine Warning

Amy Campbell

Making a List and Checking It Twice

Amy Campbell

Can the Company You Keep Make You Fat? (Part 2)

Amy Campbell

Can the Company You Keep Make You Fat? (Part 1)

Diane Fennell

Weight Loss Dramatically Improves Sleep Apnea

Amy Campbell

Extra, Extra: Nutrition News That You Can Use (Part 2)

David Spero

Are We an Epidemic?

Diane Fennell

Lowering Body Fat: Oils Show Promise for Some

David Spero

Bariatric Surgery News

Amy Campbell

Fat Burners: Can Certain Foods Really Make You Slim?

David Spero

Is Weight Good for You?

Jan Chait

Is ‘Globesity’ the Next Factor in Global Warming?

David Spero

Emotions and Bad Habits

David Spero

Ideas in Weight Control

Jan Chait

Sizing up the Attitudes

David Spero

Insulin, Fat, And Doctors

Jan Chait

Bias Weighs on My Mind

Jan Chait

Careful, Your Prejudice is Showing

Jan Chait

Habits Need Changing…But Not Mine!

David Spero

Is Weight Worth Another Book?

Jan Chait

"Shape Up!" Jan Tells Herself

Tara Dairman

Diets Do Work?

David Spero

Diets Don’t Work?

David Spero

Does Dieting Cause Weight Gain?

David Spero

Are Your Meds Making You Fat?

Jan Chait

Weighing In…On Several Topics

Jan Chait

Jan’s Very Bad, Awful, Diet- and BG-Blowing Day

David Spero

Weight, Prejudice, and Type 2 Diabetes

Jan Chait

Cruising My Way to a Goal

Tara Dairman

Keeping the Weight Off

Jan Chait

Finding My Inner Beach Ball

David Spero

To Band or Not to Band

Tara Dairman

Gastric Banding May Help Reverse Type 2

Tara Dairman

ADA’s New Guidelines OK Low-Carb Diets for Weight Loss

Tara Dairman

Symlin May Help Obese People Lose Weight

Amy Campbell

Meal Replacement Products: Do They Work? (Part 2)

Amy Campbell

Meal Replacement Products: Do They Work? (Part 1)

Tara Dairman

Is Obesity "Catching"? And Should It Be Diagnosed?

Amy Campbell

Less Dense, More Filling: Another Approach to Weight Loss

Amy Campbell

Weight Loss Drugs: Is the Magic Pill Here at Last? (Part 2)

Amy Campbell

Weight-Loss Drugs: Is the Magic Pill Here At Last? (Part 1)

Amy Campbell

Your Mother Was Right: Eat Your Fruits and Veggies!

Tara Dairman

Psychological Technique Helps Women With Diabetes Lose Weight

Tara Dairman

What We’re Reading: Special Workstation Burns Extra Calories

Jan Chait

Tackling a Weighty Subject

Amy Campbell

Getting Off to a Good Start with Breakfast: Part 1

Tara Dairman

What’s For Breakfast? Whole Grains and Calcium!

Amy Campbell

Oil Changes: Part 1

Tara Dairman

What We’re Reading: The O.C. New Me Challenge

Tara Dairman

What We’re Reading: Obesity Arguments

Tara Dairman

Diet vs. Exercise for Weight Loss

Amy Campbell

“A” is for Almonds

Tara Dairman

Article of the Week: Burning Fat Through Exercise

Amy Campbell

Portion Control: Tricks of the Trade

Amy Campbell

Portion Control: A Tool for Good Health

Katharine Davis

Several Habits of Highly Effective Weight Managers

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