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Medida del IMC puede omitir a 25 por ciento de niños que se considerarían obesos, dice estudio de Mayo Clinic ROCHESTER, Minnesota: Los médicos que utilizan el índice de masa corporal (IMC) para diagnosticar obesidad en los niños podrían omitir a 25 por ciento de quienes tienen excesiva grasa corporal pero cuentan con un IMC normal, lo que representa un grave problema para la salud a largo plazo, dice [...]

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BMI measurement may be missing 25 percent of children who could be considered obese, Mayo Clinic research says

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Physicians using body mass index (BMI) to diagnose children as obese may be missing 25 percent of kids who have excess body fat despite a normal BMI, which can be a serious concern for long-term health, according to a Mayo Clinic study published online today in Pediatric Obesity. [...]

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Especialista en dietética del Sistema de Salud de Mayo Clinic ofrece sugerencias para planificar las comidas en la prediabetes y diabetes

WASECA, Minnesota —  Comer sano es importante para todos. La mala alimentación puede conducir a problemas médicos y gordura, mientras que elegir bien los alimentos permite gozar de más salud y controlar las afecciones. En las personas con diabetes y prediabetes, que tienen más elevada la glucosa sanguínea, es sumamente [...]

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Tips for Prediabetes and Diabetes Meal Planning

WASECA, Minn. — Poor diet can obviously lead to health problems and weight gain. Conversely, proper food choices help people become healthier and manage certain conditions. For those with diabetes and prediabetes appropriate monitoring and management of diet is extremely important. Mayo Clinic Health System registered dietitian Sue Seykora offers these meal-planning [...]

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How to Stop the Progression of Prediabetes to Diabetes

ROCHESTER, Minn. — August 24, 2012.  The progression from insulin resistance and prediabetes to diabetes likely can be stopped with changes in diet and lifestyle, according to the August issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. In people with insulin resistance, cells do not respond normally to insulin, and the body's [...]

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Planning Meals to Help Manage and Maybe Prevent Diabetes

A healthy approach to eating is important for everyone but for people with diabetes and prediabetes – having a higher than normal blood sugar level – appropriate monitoring and management of diet is crucial. Mayo Clinic Health System registered dietitian Sue Seykora offers these meal-planning tips to help keep diabetes under control or maybe avoid [...]

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In this Medical Edge Radio episode we hear from Mayo Clinic Dr. Ananda Basu about the millions of people who are on the verge of becoming diabetics. To listen, click the link below. Prediabetes

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