Should I Join a Weight Loss Program for Type 2 Diabetes?

There are many formal weight loss programs that can help you manage type 2 diabetes. Find expert advice on picking out the best weight loss program for you.

By Lisa Fields

Your Microbiome and the Yo-yo Effect

Do you feel like your dieting efforts are like a merry-go-round that you can’t get off? Find out how your microbiome might be affecting your weight changes.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Obesity Subtype Can Affect Bariatric Surgery Results

A large analysis suggests that the weight loss outcomes and success of bariatric surgery may depend on the subtype of obesity you have.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Starting Weight Loss for Diabetes

Research suggests that people with type 2 diabetes who lose just small amounts of weight can improve their health and reduce the risk of complications.

By Lisa Fields

Does Childhood Abuse Complicate Bariatric Surgery Results

Bariatric surgery complications may be more common for obese people who have experienced childhood physical or sexual abuse research suggests.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Prioritize Sleep for Improved Weight Loss

Sleep quality is important for getting rid of excess body fat. Learn how sleep deprivation can impact weight loss goals.

By Martin Reed

Intermittent Fasting for Diabetes Weight Loss: Not So Fast

Intermittent fasting may be good for weight loss but it can be risky for people with diabetes. Learn how to navigate this new diet trend.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

How Two Weight-Loss Surgeries Changed My Life

For Nancy Sales Kaneshiro, having bariatric surgery helped get her Type 2 diabetes under control and led to her developing healthier eating and exercise habits.

By Stephanie Stephens

The Truth About Weight-Loss Pills

Taking medication to help you lose weight is an option when diet and exercise don’t work.

By HealthAfter50

What to Know About Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is an option for people who are morbidly obese—those who have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or greater, and have been unable to lose weight through diet, exercise and medication.

By HealthAfter50