Last week I went to a conference in New Mexico and several researchers gave detail to what really happens in the womb. Although much of what I heard is both fascinating and disturbing it is worth sharing on this blog in hopes that some of you struggling with your weight may have more empathy for […]
insulin resistance triples during pregnancy
The Chicken or the Egg? Are Weight Issues a result of the American Diet or are we Programmed for Obesity?
I attended and spoke at a conference this past weekend on diabetes and pregnancy. One fascinating lecture this year gave the appalling statistics: 10.7% of the adult US population has diabetes and 19% has pre-diabetes. These two percentages together mean that almost 30% of the adult US population has diabetes. The researcher, Thomas Moore, MD […]