Health Rewind: Medical Bills Worry African-Americans

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Small Weight Loss Can Help Reduce Diabetes

Researchers from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia looked at 112 severely obese young people — mostly female and Black — and found that losing a mere 8 percent of their Body Mass index (BMI) lowered their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, reported Health Day. The study also found that teaching parents to cook healthier meals also helped teens to lose weight. 

 

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