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How to Avoid Diabetes: the Obesity Connection

Last Updated 12/30/2010 11:26:23 AM

Diabetics are at high risk for life-threatening medical conditions such as heart disease, heart attacks, strokes and more. This video covers Metabolic Syndrome--a term used to describe the various risk factors, such as high blood sugar and high body mass index (BMI), that can result in type 2 diabetes.

Endocrinologist and author Mariam Manoukian, MD, discusses diabetes, obesity and the unique, 52-week weight-loss program she created for her patients. This video provides a range of useful information about diabetes symptoms, diabetes treatments and prevention--even getting into specifics about fasting blood glucose levels and diabetes diet plans.