ObesitySecond Opinion

How Metabolism Affects Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes Risks

Metabolism written in carved wooden blocks.
    Whatever the reason for excessive weight gain, obesity puts us at risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and many cancers.
    Amy Hendel, P.A.

    Amy Hendel, P.A.


    Known as The HealthGal, Amy Hendel P.A. is a medical and lifestyle reporter, nutrition and fitness expert, Health Coach and brand ambassador. Trained as a physician assistant, she maintains a health coach private practice in New York and Los Angeles. Author of The Four Habits of Healthy Families, find her on Twitter @HealthGal1103 and on Facebook at TheHealthGal. Check “Daily Health News” at Her personal mantra? “Fix it first with food, fitness, and lifestyle.”