If getting healthy is one of your 2020 resolutions—and you’ve wondered about bariatric surgery—here are answers to some common questions, including what BMI you really need to have to qualify for the procedure and whether you can expect to gain any weight back.
Talk about strength in numbers. After struggling with obesity and a family history of health issues, Sonya Fox and her college-aged daughter, Rebecca Moore, jointly made the decision to take control of their futures with the weight-loss procedure.
Hundreds of millions of people worldwide have type 2 diabetes. And Chiara Magnone has her sights set on changing what it means to live with the condition, as well as how common complications like chronic kidney disease are treated.
Trillions of beneficial bacteria live in and all around us. What if we could use them to our advantage, to do everything from prevent diabetes to reduce inflammation? Dirk Gevers, Ph.D., Global Head of the Janssen Human Microbiome Institute, shares how his team is already well on that research path.
Over a third of Americans qualify as obese, but misconceptions abound as to what's causing the global health epidemic. (Hint: It's not just about diet and exercise.) We talked to obesity experts about the latest science-backed findings and current research underway.
The app now has new and improved features designed to help make managing diabetes easier, including the ability to sync with the OneTouch Verio Flex® blood glucose monitoring system through built‐in Bluetooth® Smart Technology.
They share one thing in common: a goal of transforming the way illnesses are treated in the most forward-thinking way possible. Meet three innovators whose ideas could someday change the future of healthcare.