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Joslin Experts Weigh in on the AMA Classification of Obesity as a Disease

On June 18, the American Medical Association (AMA) officially endorsed the recognition of obesity as a disease. While this announcement is a fairly new development, obesity has been a recognized risk factor for a variety of serious health problems, including … Continue reading

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The Other Fat

Fat is a problem. We don’t like excess fat in our bellies and thighs, and our lipid (which includes cholesterol) or fat numbers can’t be too high or the doctor will recommend medication. But what if I told you there … Continue reading

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