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February 21st, 2017

New ray of light for those who struggle with weight loss: low-level laser therapy

By meghanknoedler meghanknoedler

The struggle to lose weight is complex and full of challenges. For those who have struggled with their weight, finding hope and solutions can be difficult despite understanding the detrimental health consequences. There is no question that losing weight is challenging.  As a result, procedures exist that aim to remove fat cells from the body.  […]

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Tags: behavioral intervention, ivana croghan, LLLT, low-level laser therapy, obesity, weight loss


April 29th, 2014

Huffington Post, Diabetes and Mayo Clinic

By Bob Nellis bobnellis

Sometimes the science of weight loss and diet is the science of behavior. Mayo Clinic researchers established the ground rules for measuring calories, blood glucose — even the proper dosages for insulin — back in the 1920s and ’30s. Yet more and more people are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes today. Changing behavior, not […]

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Tags: diabetes, diabetes education, endocrinology, Huffington Post, The Biggest Loser, weight loss


May 2nd, 2012

The Hunger Trail

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This is one of a series of posts on the science of the Mayo Everest expedition. This is from Amine Issa, Ph.D. on the mountain, with additional comment from Mayo endocrinologist and obesity specialist James Levine, M.D., Ph.D. The good news is that you tend to lose weight at altitude… but it’s not as simple as […]

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Tags: altitude research, calories, Mayo Clinic, Mount Everest, mountain climbing, physiology, weight loss


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