Body mass index as a risk factor for diabetes varies throughout the world. Body mass index as a risk factor for diabetes varies throughout the world. Key Takeaways • There are substantial differences among low- and middle-income countries in the
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Are higher obesity rates in minority groups a product of systemic racism?. Are higher obesity rates in minority groups a product of systemic racism?. Key Takeaways • A new perspective article provides evidence that obesity’s disproportionate
Angela K. Fitch, MD, FACP, FOMA, directora adjunta de Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center (Centro de Peso de Massachusetts General Hospital), ha desarrollado un protocolo de toma de decisiones compartida para apoyar a los médicos en la implementación del ayuno intermitente como una intervención nutricional prescrita.
Fasting for 12-16 hours is thought to decrease insulin levels, inflammation and encourage weight loss.
Intermittent fasting (IF) is a potential way to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle. IF is based on adjusting the timing of when you consume calories and when you do not, separating the day into a fasting period and a non-fasting period.
就我们目前所知而言，肥胖症并不是感染新型冠状病毒的风险因素。然而，有新数据表明，肥胖症患者如果感染了新型冠状病毒则更可能需要重症护理。 “我们发现肥胖症患者一旦感染病毒会更需要重症监护病房护理。”麻省总医院体重中心副主任Angela Fitch医生说。
La obesidad no es un factor de riesgo para infectarse con el COVID-19 del que somos conscientes hoy en día. Sin embargo, los nuevos datos sugieren que los pacientes que tienen obesidad tienen más probabilidades de requerir cuidados intensivos para el COVID-19.
Obesity is not a risk factor for becoming infected with COVID-19 that we are aware of today. However, new data suggests that patients who have obesity are more likely to require intensive care for COVID-19.
In episode #45 of the Charged podcast, Dr. Angela Fitch shares how she is helping to transform the way obesity treatment is approached by building patient-focused treatment programs and communities of support to help patients succeed in losing weight and living healthier lives.
In June 2006, Kim Walsh, a thirty-nine-year-old legal assistant in Boston, arrived at the Mass General Weight Center for gastric bypass surgery, weighing 310 pounds. Kim leveled out at 135 pounds – a weight she has successfully maintained for the past thirteen years.