It's well known that cancer patients are prone to losing weight during their treatment, but many people may not realize how weight loss that occurs prior to diagnosis can have a major impact on response to treatment.
Type 2 diabetes can be reversed following an intensive weight management program even six years post-diagnosis.
The nation's leading consumer watchdog is asking the Food and Drug Administration to prohibit direct-to-consumer diabetes drug advertising promoting unapproved off-label benefits like weight and blood pressure reduction.
Four universal challenges at survey time will be the focal points of the next McKnight's Super Tuesday webcast. The one-hour live webcast will offer practical strategies providers can use concerning falls, incontinence, pressure ulcers and unintended weight loss. The lead presenter will be Leah Klusch, executive director of the Alliance Training Center, and no-cost CE credit will be available.
Even at the nation's best nursing facilities, residents are susceptible to four universal challenges: falls, incontinence, pressure ulcers and unintended weight loss. This McKnight's one-hour live webcast on July 16 will examine why this fearsome foursome is especially challenging, and offer practical strategies providers can use. The lead presenter will be Leah Klusch, executive director of the Alliance Training Center, and no-cost CE credit will be available.
Older adults who purposefully lose weight have a lower mortality rate, according to new research.