– The Right Care at the Right Time
Decision Point: Obesity
Decision Points are designed to guide you through key health decisions, combining medical information with your personal information to make a wise health decision. Click below to learn more about treatment options and other decisions related to obesity.
Obesity: Should I Use a Diet Plan to Lose Weight?
Get in the Know About Diabetes
Ask your doctor about a blood glucose test and understand blood glucose levels. Numbers in the prediabetes range will mean you have to be extra careful with your diet and weight to reduce therisk of developing diabetes.
Seek Help for the "Blues"
If you feel down or depressed at this time of year, the cause could be stress or it could be SAD - Seasonal Affective Disorder. SAD saps your energy, makes you extra sleepy and can cause you to overeat. If you have symptoms like these that extend beyond the winter, talk to your doctor about SAD and the best course of treatment for you.
Sources: U.S. Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration; Mayo Foundation for Education and Research; U.S. National Library of Medicine; Aetna InteliHealth®