(CBS)- In another CDC study, half of all adults suffer from at least one chronic condition like diabetes, heart disease or obesity. A quarter of adults have two or more chronic conditions. The CDC says most stem from a small number of risk factors that are largely preventable including tobacco and alcohol use, poor diet and lack of exercise.
(CBS)- Obese children are more likely to develop asthma. British researchers surveyed nearly 5000 seven year olds in their study. They found genetic evidence that obesity is driving the growing number of asthma cases worldwide.
(KYTX)- A series of six free diabetes management classes starts Thursday. The diabetes education empowerment program, or deep, is sponsored by UT Health Northeast. It aims to teach people how to deal with diabetes. At the free classes, you will learn about diabetes risk factors and complications, as well as how to manage diabetes through better nutrition and physical activity.
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