Exercise is important for breast cancer survivors, and a UAB study is finding ways to help cancer survivors become more active

Demark-Wahnefried takes leadership post with Obesity Society.

Published in Faculty Excellence
Consuming a low-carbohydrate diet should be the first step taken by those with diabetes, according to a new study.
UAB nutrition scientists launch an intriguing study of inflammation, obesity and infertility in African elephants in U.S. zoos, a study that may have an impact on the survival of the species.
The American Society of Nutrition is dedicated to bringing together the world’s top researchers, clinical nutritionists and industry to advance knowledge and application of nutrition for the sake of humans and animals.
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UAB researchers lay out the facts on commonly held but often erroneous obesity myths. Their conclusion? It’s time to move on.
Growing a garden helps cancer survivors eat better, but the benefits extend beyond the harvest, UAB study reveals.
Make a healthful diet part of your vacation plans with a little preparation, says a UAB dietitian.
Published in News You Can Use
Two endocrinology societies, under the direction of a UAB obesity expert, have laid out an action plan to tackle the nation’s obesity epidemic.
“Eating Alabama,” a documentary movie about eating locally, will be screened on March 20.
Published in Experiencing the Arts
UAB Schools of Medicine and Health Professions collaborate to form new, all-inclusive medical center to fight obesity
Published in Focus on Patient Care
A UAB study will pair master gardeners with breast cancer survivors in an effort to promote a healthy diet and physical exercise.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
Santa just happens to have a lot of risk factors for diabetes, and UAB has some suggestions to keep him coming to town for a long time.
Published in Focus on Patient Care

The UAB Diabetes Research Center is part of nationwide study on benefits and risks of four widely used diabetes drugs in combination with metformin.

Prince earned his doctorate at UAB.

Published in Faculty Excellence

The 16-week program consists of bike riding and treadmill walking, as well as four overnight stays.

A UAB medical student’s summer project turns into published research that may change how some diabetic patients are managed.

Published in Student Experience

The ASPO is a multi-disciplinary society committed to serving as an advocate for cancer and control research.

Published in Faculty Excellence
There are endless opportunities to spend a small fortune on a box of pills promising to ease hunger and help lose weight – but they may not be safe, so try natural techniques.
Published in News You Can Use

High fat/low fat? High carb/low carb? A UAB debate looks at overall health and cancer prevention.

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