Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that combining regular exercise with a 10% loss of body weight more than doubles sensitivity to insulin, compared with a 10% weight loss without exercise. Enhanced sensitivity to insulin has important health benefits and likely decreases the risk of Type 2 diabetes and […]
In a small study, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis followed 34 postmenopausal women with obesity for about six months.
Insulin sensitivity unimproved in obese women who lose weight but consume excess protein, shows study led by Bettina Mittendorfer, PhD.
In St. Louis, MO, the obesity epidemic is being fought on many levels. Dr. Samuel Klein and colleagues at Washington University School of Medicine are recruiting 180 volunteers for a research study on obesity and metabolism. They hope to find out not only why some obese people maintain healthy blood sugar and cholesterol levels, but […]
For obese patients trying to lose weight, the greatest health benefits come from losing just 5% of their body weight, according to a new study led by Dr. Samuel Klein of Washington University School of Medicine. Among the 19 study patients who lost 5% of their body weight, improvement was seen in the function of […]