diabetes

New Study Shows that Bariatric Surgery Reverses Type 2 Diabetes in 95% of Teens

The results of a new study to be published November 6, 2015 in The New England Journal of Medicine to coincide with presentation at The Obesity Society Annual meeting in Los Angeles, California show that three years after undergoing bariatric surgery, adolescents experienced major improvements in their weight, metabolic health, and quality of life. Teen-LABS (Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery), a multi-center clinical study […]

Simple Changes to Prevent Diabetes #PorTuFamilia

During the summer months when kids are on less of a routine, it seems that more sugary snacks and drinks creep into their nutritional mix. At Los Tweens we’re concerned about increasing diabetes levels among Latino and multicultural children and families.  I face diabetes daily with my mom who is a Type II Diabetic and […]