Obesity

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Dr. Theresa Wee talks about the inspiration behind her "Walk with a Doc" program, and how helping families address childhood obesity has become her mission in medicine.

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Making a lifestyle change requires commitment, perserverance, and also the cooperation of the many people all around you. On this edition of The Body Show, a talk with a local doctor taking on the obesity epidemic one step at a time. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.

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When the Pacific Islands Forum summit meets next month, leaders will discuss challenges like collective security, climate change, governance of the high seas and there will be a personal challenge as well. The Prime Minister of Tonga says he will ask his colleagues to lead the way on obesity by pledging to eat right and lose weight over the next year.

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  Diabesity is the finding of diabetes in people who have obesity as well. And in part, it's a greater risk of having heart attacks, strokes and more. But are all people with diabetes treated the same? Can weight loss really be the cure? We talk about the best way to tackle diabesity here in Hawaii.