Navigation Links
Using Portion-control Dishes can Help Obese Diabetics Lose Weight

Obese people with diabetes can lose weight if they use plates and cereal bowls with markers for proper portion sizes, a new study has found.

The study was undertaken by researchers at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada led by Dr Sue D. Pedersen, F.R.C.P.C.

They team conducted a six-month controlled trial of commercially available portion control plates and bowls in 2004. The plates were divided into sections for carbohydrates, proteins, cheese and sauce, with the rest left open for vegetables. he sections approximately totaled an 800-calorie meal for men and a 650-calorie meal for women. The cereal bowl is designed to allow a 200-calorie meal of cereal and milk.

Half of 130 obese patients with diabetes (average age 56) were randomly assigned to use the plate for their largest meal and the bowl when they ate cereal for breakfast. The other half of the participants received usual care, which consisted of dietary assessment and teaching by dieticians.

At the end of the six-month follow-up, 122 patients remained in the study. Individuals using the portion-control dishes lost an average of 1.8 percent of their body weight, while those receiving usual care lost an average of 0.1 percent. A significantly larger proportion of those using the dishes-16.9 percent vs. 4.6 percent-lost at least 5 percent of their body weight.

"The increasing prevalence of obesity is paralleled by increasing portion sizes in the marketplace. Portion sizes are an important determinant of energy intake; the number of calories ingested by subjects at a meal has been directly correlated with the serving size offered," the authors write.

"This is important, as a 5 percent weight loss has been shown to be clinically significant in terms of decreasing morbidity and mortality associated with obesity-linked disorders such as cancer and myocardial infarction [heart attack]," they add.

In addition,
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Preventing Strokes Using Less Invasive Techniques
2. Using Cholesterol Lowering Drugs Effectively
3. Using herbal remedies with chemotherapy may not be a good idea
4. Teenagers Using Hormones And Dietary Supplements To Good Physique
5. Using Stem Cells To Treat Incontinence In Women
6. Using Eyes As The Line Of Reference For Fetal Brain Imaging
7. Remote Robotic Surgery Using Miniature Robots
8. Driving While Using A Mobile Phone May Be Dangerous
9. Detecting Brain Abnormalities in Babies Using New Brain Scanners.
10. Mobilizing Stem Cells at the Injured Site Using Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatments.
11. Treatment of Sickle Cell Anemia Using Gene Therapy.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Using Portion control Dishes can Help Obese Diabetics Lose Weight

(Date:5/2/2015)... Ticket Down has secured additional inventories of ... awaited event today, Saturday, May 2nd at the MGM Grand ... be able to secure tickets for both the actual fight ... fans have wanted for more than five years was finally ... will step inside the ring to fight Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao ...
(Date:5/2/2015)... May 02, 2015 We are pleased ... Delray Recovery Center as one of the Top Workplaces ... in the addiction treatment field for their ethics and ... innovate and to continue their educational efforts. The Delray ... environment, never forgetting their purpose – to help individuals ...
(Date:5/2/2015)... ZoomCare, the Portland-based innovator of on-demand healthcare announces ... new healthcare insurance to individuals and small businesses on ... is the nation’s first health insurance system built from ... Health Insurance was ZoomCare’s first such filing including rates ... review and regulation by the Oregon Insurance Division. Once ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... Jusuru International has been awarded the prestigious ... its flagship nutritional supplement, Liquid BioCell™ Life, and the ... new logo, new packaging, new products, and new messaging. ... identify and promote programs that serve as examples of ... Jusuru International for their outstanding accomplishments and contributions to ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... Hope For The Warriors® thanks All American ... Warriors® and military families. All American Ford presented two ... Warriors®, a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense ... for our service members and our military families. , ... and matched small autograph fee from fans and presented ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cheap Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao Tickets: Ticket Down Has Last Minute Tickets for Mayweather vs. Pacquiao at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas 2Health News:Cheap Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao Tickets: Ticket Down Has Last Minute Tickets for Mayweather vs. Pacquiao at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas 3Health News:The Delray Recovery Center Named 2015 Top Workplace 2Health News:ZoomCare Applies to be on Oregon Exchange 2Health News:Jusuru International Receives 2015 DSA Ethos Award 2Health News:Jusuru International Receives 2015 DSA Ethos Award 3Health News:Jusuru International Receives 2015 DSA Ethos Award 4Health News:Jusuru International Receives 2015 DSA Ethos Award 5Health News:All American Ford Presents Donation to Nonprofit Hope For The Warriors 2
... Wood was Mayo pioneer in aerospace medicineROCHESTER, Minn., March ... investigator credited with inventing the high-altitude pressure suit worn ... Minn. He was 97. "As both a physician and ... leadership to Mayo Clinic and scientific advancements to the ...
... for as Little as 35 CentsSAN CLEMENTE, Calif., March 23 ... forward to every morning. But at about three dollars ... nearly $1100 a year! In these tough economic times, ... reducing their latte consumption, but their calcium intake as well. ...
... La., March 23 Brain Gym(R) provides a simple ... and adults every day; difficulties with reading, writing, math, ... movement. Brain Gym(R) is based on the use ... process for Brain Balance, which can break through cognitive ...
... a debilitating fall. But a University of Illinois at Chicago ... by practicing the Chinese martial art of tai chi. , ... has studied and used tai chi as a way to ... she and a colleague have seen similar results in a ...
... WASHINGTON, March 23 Jesse Buchanan of Minden, NV, ... Tuesday, March 31, 2009 to meet with congressional leaders ... and more research toward a cure for epilepsy.Buchanan, 14, ... country participating in Kids Speak Up! , a ...
... Webcast to Discuss Key Trends Changing the Face of Global Pharma Marketing ... ... Manhattan Research, a global healthcare and pharmaceutical market research company, ... in emerging markets amidst the need for global best practices. The presentation ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Inventor of G-Suit Dies 2Health News:Inventor of G-Suit Dies 3Health News:Inventor of G-Suit Dies 4Health News:Boost Your Calcium Consumption - Have a Latte! 2Health News:Boost Your Calcium Consumption - Have a Latte! 3Health News:Learning Empowered by Movement; Brain Gym Exercises Wake Up Brain and Body 2Health News:Stroke survivors improve balance with tai chi 2Health News:Nevada Youth Shares Epilepsy Message On Capitol Hill 2Health News:Manhattan Research: Physician New Media Adoption in Emerging Pharma Markets - Webcast April 3 2Health News:Manhattan Research: Physician New Media Adoption in Emerging Pharma Markets - Webcast April 3 3
(Date:5/1/2015)... May 01, 2015 Research and Markets ( ... Dermatology Devices Market by Type, by End User - Forecast ... Asian Dermatology Devices market is estimated to grow at a ... holds a larger share in the Dermatology devices ... . The Asian Dermatology Devices market holds a high ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... PLEASANTON, Calif. , May 1, 2015  Thoratec Corporation ... support therapies to save, support and restore failing hearts, announced ... the newly created role of President, International. This ... all Thoratec commercial operations outside of North America ... Asia , and Latin America , ...
(Date:5/1/2015)... , May 1, 2015 The Institute for ... health literacy award winners. The IHA Health Literacy Awards ... an impact on the practice of educating or empowering ... IHA gives awards in three categories: innovative programs, published ... Health Literacy Hero award. In the area ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Asian Dermatology Devices (Treatment & Diagnostic) Market by Type, by End User - Forecast to 2019 2Asian Dermatology Devices (Treatment & Diagnostic) Market by Type, by End User - Forecast to 2019 3Thoratec Announces Addition To Senior Management Team 2Thoratec Announces Addition To Senior Management Team 3Institute for Healthcare Advancement Announces 2015 Award Winners 2
... 2011 Reportlinker.com announces that a new ... catalogue: Global Blood Pressure ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p092555/Global-Blood-Pressure-Monitoring--Measurement-Instruments-Industry.html ... Blood Pressure Measurement Instruments in US$ Million ...
... NEW YORK, March 16, 2011 Reportlinker.com announces ... in its catalogue: Global Medical ... This report analyzes the worldwide ... by the following segments: Oxygen Concentrators, Liquid Oxygen ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Global Blood Pressure Monitoring & Measurement Instruments Industry 2Global Blood Pressure Monitoring & Measurement Instruments Industry 3Global Blood Pressure Monitoring & Measurement Instruments Industry 4Global Blood Pressure Monitoring & Measurement Instruments Industry 5Global Blood Pressure Monitoring & Measurement Instruments Industry 6Global Blood Pressure Monitoring & Measurement Instruments Industry 7Global Blood Pressure Monitoring & Measurement Instruments Industry 8Global Blood Pressure Monitoring & Measurement Instruments Industry 9Global Blood Pressure Monitoring & Measurement Instruments Industry 10Global Blood Pressure Monitoring & Measurement Instruments Industry 11Global Blood Pressure Monitoring & Measurement Instruments Industry 12Global Blood Pressure Monitoring & Measurement Instruments Industry 13Global Blood Pressure Monitoring & Measurement Instruments Industry 14Global Blood Pressure Monitoring & Measurement Instruments Industry 15Global Blood Pressure Monitoring & Measurement Instruments Industry 16Global Blood Pressure Monitoring & Measurement Instruments Industry 17Global Blood Pressure Monitoring & Measurement Instruments Industry 18Global Blood Pressure Monitoring & Measurement Instruments Industry 19Global Blood Pressure Monitoring & Measurement Instruments Industry 20Global Blood Pressure Monitoring & Measurement Instruments Industry 21Global Blood Pressure Monitoring & Measurement Instruments Industry 22Global Blood Pressure Monitoring & Measurement Instruments Industry 23Global Blood Pressure Monitoring & Measurement Instruments Industry 24Global Blood Pressure Monitoring & Measurement Instruments Industry 25Global Blood Pressure Monitoring & Measurement Instruments Industry 26Global Medical Oxygen Systems Industry 2Global Medical Oxygen Systems Industry 3Global Medical Oxygen Systems Industry 4Global Medical Oxygen Systems Industry 5Global Medical Oxygen Systems Industry 6Global Medical Oxygen Systems Industry 7Global Medical Oxygen Systems Industry 8Global Medical Oxygen Systems Industry 9Global Medical Oxygen Systems Industry 10Global Medical Oxygen Systems Industry 11
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: