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Why Is Obesity Considered a Disease?

Why Is Obesity Considered a Disease?

August 26, 2023
Is obesity a disease? Yes, obesity is classified as a chronic disease. In the United States, about 42% of all adults live with obesity, and two-thirds of U.S. adults meet the body mass index (BMI) …
Unraveling the Mystery: How Long Does it Take for Metformin to Work?

Unraveling the Mystery: How Long Does it Take for Metformin to Work?

March 25, 2023
Metformin is a medication used for decades to treat type 2 diabetes. Due to its low-cost and safety profile, it is the first choice for treating diabetes (along with diet and exercise), and the Ame…
Liraglutide for Weight Loss: Is it Effective and Safe?

Liraglutide for Weight Loss: Is it Effective and Safe?

March 20, 2023
Liraglutide is a safe and effective medication for treating type 2 diabetes mellitus and obesity. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), obesity rates have tripled since 1975. In the U.S…