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Treat and Reduce Obesity Act gaining momentum

August 1, 2015

More than 100 members in the House of Representatives and 10 members of the Senate are supporting the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act, according to a press release from the Obesity Action Coalition.

The Treat and Reduce Obesity Act (TROA) is aimed at providing Medicare beneficiaries with more treatment tools to help address overweight and obesity.

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Top 5 online endocrine stories from July

July 31, 2015
Endocrine Today put together a compilation of the five news stories most viewed from July 2015 to keep you abreast of the current hot topics in endocrinology. …
Saila Koivusalo In the Journals

Moderate lifestyle intervention reduces gestational diabetes risk

July 31, 2015
Pregnant women at high risk for developing gestational diabetes can reduce their chances of developing the disease by as much as 39% through a series of moderate…

AAFP, ACP join nearly 600 other organizations in support of clinical data transparency

July 31, 2015
The American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Physicians has announced their support of the AllTrials campaign, joining 595 other organizations…

Treat and Reduce Obesity Act gaining momentum

August 1, 2015
More than 100 members in the House of Representatives and 10 members of the Senate are supporting the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act, according to a…
In the Journals

Top 5 online endocrine stories from July

July 31, 2015
Endocrine Today put together a compilation of the five news stories most viewed from July 2015 to keep you abreast of the current hot topics in…
Saila Koivusalo In the Journals

Moderate lifestyle intervention reduces gestational diabetes risk

July 31, 2015
Pregnant women at high risk for developing gestational diabetes can reduce their chances of developing the disease by as much as 39% through a series…

AAFP, ACP join nearly 600 other organizations in support of clinical data transparency

July 31, 2015
The American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Physicians has announced their support of the AllTrials campaign, joining 595…
In the Journals

Patients with diabetes face higher health care costs

July 30, 2015
Patients living with diabetes incur significantly higher health care costs, the majority of which resulted from hospital inpatient stays and…
In the Journals

Researchers find nearly 20% of non-obese Chinese adults have NAFLD

July 30, 2015
Researchers in Hong Kong found that one-fifth of the general Chinese population of non-obese individuals had nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, but…
Janet Liechty In the Journals

Low parental health literacy limits child’s weight-loss options

July 30, 2015
Parents who struggle to understand basic health nutrition information are less likely to turn to recommended weight-loss strategies for their…
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Weight loss from lifestyle changes associated with improved NASH

July 29, 2015
Weight loss after changes to diet and exercise routines among patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis was associated with an improvement in…
Lara Dugas, PhD, MPH In the Journals

Childhood obesity increases during summer break

July 29, 2015
Obesity in children is likely to spike during the summer months, according to a recent press release. “The problem is appears to be greater in…
In the JournalsPerspective

Health care spending expected to increase over decade, but at historically low rate

July 29, 2015
Due to expanded health insurance coverage from the ACA, as well as the aging population and economic growth, health care spending is projected to…
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