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Addressing Obesity among Aging Patients

— By Andrea M. Pampaloni, Ph.D. As advancements in technology and medical care continue to proliferate and Baby Boomers’ transition to their next decade of life, the population category experiencing the greatest growth is among individuals over 85 years old. Despite improvements to health care, however, everyone experiences a gradual decrease in their physical and mental […]

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Posted: August 19, 2021 in: Blog

The Cyclic Relationship between Obesity and Prostate Cancer

— By Andrea M. Pampaloni, Ph.D. Prostate cancer is the second most common and most dangerous cancer in men; and for 43 percent of adult men with obesity, the risks can be great. Although continued research is necessary to identify the mechanisms linking obesity and prostate cancer, current key findings suggest: While the obesity rate is […]

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Posted: June 17, 2021 in: Blog

Men’s Weight Loss Struggles

One health issue men with obesity are more likely to experience is gout. This is caused when uric acid, which is a waste product in blood, builds up in joints and tissue. Not only is it painful…

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Posted: June 8, 2021 in: Blog

Women’s Health and Obesity: Part 1

May is Women’s Health Month and serves as a reminder for women of all ages to make their health a priority. Among the health challenges many women face is obesity. Women are more likely than men to have obesity and extreme obesity….

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Posted: May 20, 2021 in: Blog

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