Appetite, Genetics, and Diabetes

This content originally appeared on Wildly Fluctuating. Republished with permission.Are thin people thin because they have incredible self-control whereas overweight people have very little? Or could their genetics play a large role? A story in the New York Times suggests the latter. They describe people with a version of a particular gene, MCR4, who are simply almost never […]
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Diabetes Medicines That Help Your Waistline and Your Heart

This content originally appeared on TCOYD: Taking Control of Your Diabetes. Republished with permission.By Daniel Einhorn Among the dirty little secrets of the older diabetes medicines was that they usually made you gain weight, they could cause low blood sugar suddenly and unexpectedly, and they had no particular benefit to the most important consequence of […]
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