Oprah: Dr. Oz on Belly Fat, Omentum and Penis Size?

Oprah Dr Oz OmentumNBC has been airing reruns of the Oprah show of what they are calling Best of Oprah. Included in these reruns are great shows when Dr. Mehmet Oz began making regular appearances infecting us with his charming appeal has he gave us health advice and answered our many questions. It seemed no subject was off limits! Here is what he had to say about belly fat and why it is so dangerous. Continue reading “Oprah: Dr. Oz on Belly Fat, Omentum and Penis Size?”

New Study: Direct Link Between Facial Wrinkles and Osteoporosis

Facial Wrinkles and OsteoporosisJim Avila reported for ABC World News this week on some new findings regarding osteoporosis, the bone thinning disease that women need to guard themselves from developing in later years.  A study sponsored by Yale involving post menopausal women contends that it is possible for a doctor to know the condition of your bones by just looking at the wrinkles on your face!  Continue reading “New Study: Direct Link Between Facial Wrinkles and Osteoporosis”

Dr Oz: Know Your Blood Sugar Level to Know When You Are At Risk For Diabetes

Testing your blood sugarDr. Oz from The Dr. Oz Show has voiced his concern repeatedly over the obesity and diabetes crisis we are facing here in America. In his concern he has given us guidelines as tools we can use to improve and monitor our health. Some of those tools are knowing and monitoring your healthy numbers. One important number we need to know is our fasting blood sugar level. That number will let us know when we may be at risk for diabetes.  So how do we get a daily blood sugar level reading without going to a doctor daily? Continue reading “Dr Oz: Know Your Blood Sugar Level to Know When You Are At Risk For Diabetes”

Dr Oz: Know Your Healthy Waist Size, Heart Rate and Other Healthy Numbers

Know Your Healthy Waist Size.Over the years that Dr. Mehmet Oz has appeared on television, first as a regular on The Oprah Show and now on his own The Dr. Oz Show, and in his passionate concern for our health, he has given us healthly guidelines and numbers that we should strive for in our efforts to get healthy and maintain our health. Bookmark this link as a one-stop reference guide of Dr. Oz’s healthy numbers recommendations. Continue reading “Dr Oz: Know Your Healthy Waist Size, Heart Rate and Other Healthy Numbers”

Oprah: Sleep Pillar of Bob Greene’s 20 Years Younger Plan

Oprah Show- Dr. Ronald L. Kotler, Pennsylvania Hospital Sleep Disorders CenterOn an airing of the Oprah Winfrey Show, Oprah stated that according to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) up to 70 million Americans say they don’t get enough sleep. Best Life Coach Bob Greene says if you are not getting 7 to 9 hours of sleep a night you are putting your health at risk. That is why sleep is an important element of his nutrition and diet plan and new book called 20 Years Younger.

Oprah gave 20 of her “Ultimate Viewers” a 60 day challenge to test Bob’s program and see if they can look and feel 20 years younger by revamping four areas of their lives: exercise, nutrition, skin care, and sleep.
Prominent sleep expert Dr. Ronald L. Kotler, Pennsylvania Hospital Sleep Disorders Center, found some sleep conditions that needed attention among some of the challengers. Continue reading “Oprah: Sleep Pillar of Bob Greene’s 20 Years Younger Plan”

Can Gastric Bypass Surgery Reverse Diabetes?

There may be a cure for obesity and diabetesMar 31, 2011 – ABC’s World News Tonight with Diane Sawyer reported that two studies released by the New England Journal of Medicine show that bariatric surgery may cure type 2 diabetes. The study reported that patients that undergo weight loss surgery can be off insulin sometimes as soon as 72 hours after the operation.   Dr. Richard Besser, ABC News Chief Health Medical Editor says that this is good news for patients who worry about the possible consequences of long-term type 2 diabetes such as blindness, amputation, and kidney failure.   That seems to be inline with a previous report by ABC’s Good Morning America in April 2011 when the International Diabetes Federation  recommended for the first time bariatric surgery as a treatment for diabetes for obese patients. Continue reading “Can Gastric Bypass Surgery Reverse Diabetes?”