Is “Fat but Fit” a Myth When it Comes to Heart Health?

The fight against obesity and its stigma has become a trending topic. There are more and more campaigns every day seeking to raise awareness of obesity. Question: Does being active despite having extra pounds improve your obesity-related health risks? It was previously thought that physically fit overweight people are actually healthier than those who are […]

After Bariatric Surgery Hypoglycemia Seems Common

In a controlled study of 45 patients in San Francisco, California, hypoglycemic episodes seemed common while primarily unnoticed. A three-day monitoring period of regular activity showed that symptomatic hypoglycemia appeared in 22% of 15 individuals following gastric bypass surgery. Additionally, 20% of 15 individuals who underwent biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch showed symptomatic hypoglycemia. Out of the 15 obese […]