Muscle Mass & Weight Control in Regards to Diabetes and Obesity

Dr. Richard Bebb, MD, ABIM, FRCPC, Endocrinologist, discusses muscle mass & weight.

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Dr. Richard Bebb, MD, ABIM, FRCPC, Endocrinologist, discusses muscle mass & weight.
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Featuring Dr. Richard Bebb, MD, ABIM, FRCPC

Duration: 1 minute, 13 seconds

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Presenter: Dr. Richard Bebb, Endocrinologist, Victoria, BC

Local Practitioners: Endocrinologist

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Muscle Mass & Weight Control in Regards to Diabetes and Obesity

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1

Building muscle mass may lower your risk of developing diabetes.

2

A person with type 1 or type 2 diabetes will usually work with a local endocrinologist.

Explanation:

An endocrinologist treats patients with hormone disorders, including diabetes.

3

Exercise helps people with diabetes control their blood sugars.

Explanation:

Exercise can help people with diabetes not only control their blood sugar (blood glucose) levels. It may also lower blood sugar in some patients.

4

There is no link between obesity and mental health issues.

Explanation:

Studies have found that a disproportionate number of patients with mental illnesses such as anxiety and depression are obese compared to the general population. This may be due to a negative self-image, the social stigma of being obese and physical inactivity.

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Inflammation can be a starting point for obesity and diabetes.

Explanation:

Inflammation is a starting point for a number of chronic diseases, including heart disease, cancer, arthritis, diabetes and obesity.

This content is for informational purposes only, and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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