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Weight Loss With Semaglutide

Posted October 8, 2015 by Arya M. Sharma, MD

Regular readers will likely be aware of the recent approval of the GLP-1 analogue liraglutide as a once-daily injection for the treatment of obesity in the US, Canada, Europe and Mexico. In the meantime, Novo Nordisk, the maker of liraglutide, is continuing its development of a new GLP-1 analogue semaglutide as a once-weekly injection for the treatment of diabetes and obesity. Last week the compan… Read More »

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Risks Of Severe Obesity In Children And Young Adults

Posted October 5, 2015 by Arya M. Sharma, MD

Yes, body fat is not a measure of health and it is possible to be healthy across a wide range of body weights. However, this may become harder and harder, the more weight you gain. Thus, a study by Asheley Skinner and colleagues, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, shows that increased cardiometabolic risk is tightly linked with severe obesity both in children and young adults. The s… Read More »

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“Jeunesse,” miracle cure?

Posted March 9, 2015 by Allan W Janssen

Dear Readers: As you may know I just spent ten weeks in the hospital, four of them on life support, for complications from the flu! My recover has been sporadic until I tried this product from “Jeunesse.” They call it “Reserve” and it is a combination of many natural occurring substances that slow aging and […]

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