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.
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UAB Schools of Medicine and Health Professions collaborate to form new, all-inclusive medical center to fight obesity
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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.
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High fat/low fat? High carb/low carb? A UAB debate looks at overall health and cancer prevention.

Research seeks to find answers to help breast cancer survivors select exercise programs that best enhance quality of life.

A new UAB study examines the role of starch as a means to control risk of diabetes.

Consequences of believing in obesity myths: poor policy, misguided public health advice and wasted health-care dollars.
Make 2013 memorable by following these UAB doctor-recommended lifestyle changes.
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Is a pleasantly plump Santa Claus a bad role model in a nation dealing with out-of-control obesity rates? UAB’s Beth Kitchin says: not so much.

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Smith's research in calorie restriction and glucose regulation will be supported.

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What you have for breakfast might help, or hurt, your body’s efforts to burn fat later in the day, say UAB researchers hoping to learn more.

Competition to develop community-based health programs culminates Thursday with celebration event.

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