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Take A Different Kind of Break

We often associate ‘taking a break’ with a chance to chill, put our feet up, or sit in front of the TV.  A just-published study in the journal Obesity shows that an entirely different type of break can have significant health benefits:  this is, a break in the time we spend being sedentary.      …

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Marijuana and Diabetes? What’s the Connection?

Marijuana use has been colloquially associated with “the munchies,” the phenomenon of increased appetite that can occur following use.  However, in the journal Obesity, researchers have published data showing that regular marijuana users actually have lower Body Mass Indexes (BMIs) than the general population. Since elevated BMI is associated with diabetes risk, some of the researchers’ figures seem to …

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Ketogenic Diet Q&As

At OSR Weight Management, weight loss occurs via the process of nutritional ketosis.  Read some commonly asked questions about ketogenic diets and how they are answered by Dr. Anegawa. Q.What is a ketogenic diet? A. ketogenic diet is one designed to trigger nutritional ketosis, the process by which the body mobilizes its own fat stores …

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A Reporter’s Goal for Optimal Health – Accomplished!

OSR Weight Management here in Kailua is offering the Ideal Protein method to the island of Oahu! Watch this inspiring story of one man’s journey to better health, made even more meaningful when his daughter finally found her own path as well. Source: CBS News, Pittsburgh, PA Additional Information Read more…

1/2 Adults with DM/Prediabetes

There’s an important reason why every new patient at OSR Weight Management gets so many tubes of blood drawn at their first visit: in a new study, investigators have found that 50% of US adults have either outright diabetes or pre-diabetes – and they may not have even known.   This number has increased sharply since …

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