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Hunger Drive, Control System, and Weight Loss

By at January 3, 2011 | 7:46 pm | 1 Comments

Hunger Drive, Control System, and Weight Loss

Hunger Drive, Control System, and Weight Loss by Professor Jay The hunger drive, or urge to eat, is the most fundamental and powerful biological drive that we have.  Hunger is a term which means a craving for food.  It is associated with both physical and psychological sensations.  For the physical side, if a person has not eaten for many hours, the stomach will more...

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10 Things You Should Know About Lactose Intolerance

By at December 20, 2010 | 2:20 pm | 1 Comments

10 Things You Should Know About Lactose Intolerance

10 Things You Should Know About Lactose Intolerance by Lina Shapovalova  1.      Lactose is a large sugar molecule that is made up of two smaller sugars, glucose and galactose. 2.      Lactose must be split into glucose and galactose, in order to be absorbed from the small intestine and into the body. 3.      Lactase is the enzyme that is located more...

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Weight Loss Pills | Do They Work?

By at December 11, 2010 | 4:27 pm | 3 Comments

Weight Loss Pills | Do They Work?

Weight Loss Pills written by Matt Lamprecht Losing weight can be challenging, as well as very confusing.  People want to lose that extra ten or so pounds to fit into that bikini at the neighborhood pool.  The problem is that everyone does not want to wait almost a year to take off the pounds.  People today want to lose weight to look good, as well as to prevent more...

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Dr. Kanafani Interview (video interview)

By at November 6, 2010 | 2:45 pm | 2 Comments

Dr. Kanafani Interview (video interview)

Nurse Kimberly interviews Dr. Nadim Kanafani, M.D., a pediatric endocrinologist at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis. How do Children Get Adult Onset Diabetes? Obesity and genetic predisposition are both common threads in a child's development of type 2 diabetes. Type 2 Diabetes was only previously ever seen in adults, and now children as young as 8 more...

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Obesity and Diabetes: Is Your Family At Risk?

By at October 20, 2010 | 10:27 pm | 0 Comment

Obesity and Diabetes: Is Your Family At Risk?

Written by: Kimberly Hickman, R.N. Obesity and Diabetes type 2: Is Your Family At Risk? Did you know that every year more people die from conditions related to diabetes than some forms of Cancer and AIDS? In some cases people are at risk for Type 2 Diabetes because of their family history. You can't change your family history but if you have been diagnosed with Type 2 more...

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