Dieting: Villain or scapegoat?

For decades, there has been an accepted definition of dieting in academia, and in society as a whole. Michael Lowe, Ph.D., a professor in Drexel University’s College of Arts and Sciences, has recently reevaluated the decades of dieting research to redefine the way researchers and the public define—and therefore understand—dieting and the culture of weight […]

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Toe, foot amputations increasing in minorities, rural residents with diabetes

There is an increase in the risk for diabetes-related lower-limb amputations in geographically underserved and minority groups, according to a study published online July 22 in Diabetes Care. Marvellous A. Akinlotan, Ph.D., from Texas A&M University in Bryan, and colleagues used data from the National Inpatient Sample (2009 to 2017) to identify trends in lower-extremity […]

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