Is Bariatric Surgery for You?

The ADA, IDF, and 45 other medical organizations now recommend gastric bypass and other types of bariatric surgery for overweight people with diabetes…

Understanding Weight Management

Weight management encompasses managing diet, physical activity, the mind, and social support…

Strategies for Weight Management

Maintaining weight loss is a very difficult goal to achieve. This article presents some weight management strategies that have stood the test of time…

Declutter and Organize to Lose Weight

When we struggle to lose weight, often our first thought is to find that hidden stash of candy. But the real culprit could be clutter…

Managing Your Weight

While psychological services are often an important part of treatment for mental health issues, psychologists can also play a very important role in improving behavioral and physical health conditions and outcomes for clients. Indeed, some psychologists are trained in helping clients improve self-management of chronic medical conditions…

More Food, Less You

If you want to lose weight, you need to eat less food, right? Wrong. When you cut back on the amount of food you eat, you may actually stimulate your appetite, causing you to eat more than usual rather than less. Obviously, this makes losing weight difficult if not impossible. So how is it possible to lose weight without eating less food? The answer is to eat fewer calories, not less food, and this article shows you how…

Weight-Loss Programs for People With Diabetes

For people with diabetes who are overweight, sustained weight loss can have many positive effects, including lower blood glucose levels, better cardiovascular health, and better sleep. While there are many approaches to losing excess weight that can be successful, weight-loss programs that use a team approach and are medically supervised can be especially effective…

Weight Loss Information and Support

Weight management is a constant struggle for many people with diabetes. While the exact relationship between overweight and Type 2 diabetes is not known, there is ample evidence that losing at least some excess weight tends to help with diabetes control…