The words needled in Bob’s brain as his doctor handed him a prescription for Metformin, advised him to monitor his blood sugar regularly and provided him dietary guidelines to follow.
Dr. Mittal’s Blog
If you're trying to lose weight, you’re not alone. Nearly 40 percent of US adults struggle with obesity according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report in 2017. Although most people know that reducing calories, eating healthy foods and exercising regularly will promote weight loss, many find it difficult to shed the pounds. This article addresses effective strategies to lose weight naturally.
Many people may not be familiar with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), but if you are a woman who has dealt with the symptoms or are someone who has had problems with infertility, you are all too familiar with the many problems that go along with PCOS. Is it possible to improve this condition and in turn, improve your long term health? As a weight loss doctor, I am here to tell you that it is possible!
A study due to come out with final results later this year, called CLARITY-BPA hopes to shed more light on this chemical.
Preliminary results of this 7 year collaboration study have been mixed, and scientists and endocrinologists involved with the study are disagreeing on whether the results will actually help clarify once and for all if BPA is indeed harmful at the low levels that the FDA currently says are safe.
“Could there be something going on with my metabolism?”
“How do I know if I am at risk for developing diabetes?”
“I have a family history of heart disease. How do I know if I am at risk?”
I often hear these questions being asked.
As a woman of South Asian ethnicity, this is deeply personal.
Did you know that South Asians (Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Nepali and Sri Lankan) have high rates of heart attack and stroke?
60% of the world’s heart disease patients are South Asian and we have the highest death rate from heart disease in the US compared to other ethnic groups. Sadly, risk factors also seem to occur at a younger age in South Asians.