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...their risk of morbidity from hypertension, dyslipidemia, type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, stroke, gallbladder disease, osteoarthritis, sleep apnea and respiratory problems, and endometrial, breast, prostate, and colon cancers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/04/edi_134620.shtml
Editorials
Study: Dieting fails in the long run

...studies have found a link between seesawing weight and problems such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and gallbladder disease. Specialists generally agree that surgery is the only proven method to keep weight off. But federal guidelines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/23/liv_125752.shtml
Life & style
Rants and raves

...insurance, I could get help. But I'm a 51-year-old woman with no insurance and presently unemployed with gallbladder disease. And I can't get anything done. No one will help me. No doctor will perform my surgery because I have no insurance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2006-06-02/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
Study: American taxes pay for most obesity health ills

...cover sicknesses caused by obesity including type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, several types of cancer and gallbladder disease. The study, to be published Friday in the journal Obesity Research, evaluates state-by-state expenditures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/22/liv_401890.shtml
Life & style
Hormone replacement therapy not recommended

...as hot flashes, and the prevention of osteoporosis, must be weighed against increased risk for blood clots, gallbladder disease and a possible increased risk of breast cancer. "It is important that HRT be seen as a single therapy with benefits...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/24/tec_320552.shtml
XXX Technology
The morbidly obese

...substantially increases the risk of morbidity from hypertension, diabetes, coronary heart disease, stroke, gallbladder disease, osteoarthritis, sleep apnea, respiratory problems, and endometrial, breast, prostate and colon cancers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/13/ent_306453.shtml
Things to Do
Vitamin C may reduce gallbladder disease

...vitamin C may be prone to gallbladder disease. Though the study of 13...say vitamin C can prevent gallbladder disease, it "supports that hypothesis...be a risk factor for human gallbladder disease as well," he said. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/11/tec_286932.shtml
XXX Technology
Medicare changes policy, no longer says obesity is not an illness

...sicknesses caused by obesity - including type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, several types of cancer and gallbladder disease - the previous policy meant that weight-loss therapies have often been denied coverage. "The medical science...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/17/fin_422395.shtml
Finance
Capsules

...and non-food-borne gastroenteritis, 76 million cases. Other common problems include 20.5 million cases of gallbladder disease, 18.6 million cases of gastroesophageal reflux disease, 15.4 million cases of irritable bowel syndrome and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/01/ent_322949.shtml
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Voluntary guidelines urge disclosure from diet industry

...in 1960. The extra weight can mean increased risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke, gallbladder disease, arthritis, sleep and breathing problems and some types of cancer. Weight loss tips Advice for those considering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/11/ent_252974.shtml
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