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| SHIM CLINIC|
168 Bedok South Avenue 3 #01-473
Tel: (+65) 6446 7446
Fax: (+65) 6449 7446
24hr Answering Tel: (+65) 6333 5550
Web: Slimming, SG / Singapore
| Opening Hours |
Monday to Friday: 9 am to 3 pm, 7 pm to 11 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 7 pm to 11 pm
Public Holidays: Closed
Last registration: half hour before closing time.
Walk-in clinic. Appointments not required.
Bring NRIC, Work Pass or Passport for registration.
Parent-Only Programs May Help Obese Children, Too
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 05:30:08 +0100 | RWJF News Digest - Childhood Obesity
The gold standard for treating childhood obesity currently involves using a family-based approach in which both parents and children attend meetings on losing weight. A new review of past studies suggests parent-only meetings may work just as well. (Source: RWJF News Digest - Childhood Obesity)
Weight Loss Surgery for Severely Obese Teens
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 01:38:56 +0100 | WebMD Health
Weight loss surgery “is costly and does have treatment risks,” but studies in adults have found that it has long-term health benefits. (Source: WebMD Health)
Poor-quality sleep is associated with metabolic syndrome in korean adults.
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 18:05:01 +0100 | The Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine
In this study, we examined whether sleep quality is associated with MetS by analyzing 301 subjects, aged 20 years or over, without acute and severe illness who visited three primary care clinics. Sleep duration, sleep quality and the risk of sleep-related breathing disorder (SRBD) were assessed with a standardized sleeping-estimating instrument. MetS was defined according to the modified diagnostic criteria of the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel-III using the Korean abdominal obesity definition. In the multiple logistic regression analysis, compared with the 7-hour sleep group, the adjusted odds ratios (ORs) of the ≤ 5- and ≥ 9-hour sleep groups for MetS were 4.89 and 5.98, respectively. Compared with the good-sleep quality and low-SRBD risk groups, the adj...
Sensors used to monitor obesity
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 17:10:26 +0100 | BBC News | Health | UK Edition
A project that uses sensors to monitor eating and exercise with a view to reducing obesity levels is to be funded by the EU. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Diabetes Drug Helps the Obese Shed Some Weight (CME/CE)
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 15:13:02 +0100 | MedPage Today Nephrology
(MedPage Today) -- The type 2 diabetes drug canagliflozin (Invokana) was associated with modest weight loss in an early trial of heavy patients who didn't have hyperglycemia, researchers found. (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
8 sneaky things that may feed obesity
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 12:20:42 +0100 | CNN.com - Health
These sneaky-like-a-thief things might be stealing your family's good health -- and making you fat. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Relationship between obstructive sleep apnea and coronary microcirculatory function among patients with cardiac syndrome X
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 11:20:00 +0100 | Coronary Artery Disease
ConclusionAs compared with having no sleep apnea, categories with higher AHI were associated with increased odds of lower coronary flow reserve. The data suggested a close relationship between OSA and coronary microcirculatory function in atherosclerosis. (Source: Coronary Artery Disease)
Parental stress linked to childhood obesity
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 09:00:00 +0100 | Health News from Medical News Today
Parental stress is linked to weight gain in children, according to a new study from St. Michael's Hospital. The study found that children whose parents have high levels of stress have a Body Mass Index, or BMI, about 2 per cent higher than those whose parents have low levels of stress. Children with higher parental stress also gained weight at a 7 per cent higher rate during the study period than other children.Those figures may sound low, said lead author Dr. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Association between exercise, weight loss and better glucose control
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 08:00:00 +0100 | Health News from Medical News Today
Asking patients about their exercise habits was associated with weight loss in overweight patients and improved glucose control for patients with diabetes, according to a recently published study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.The health improvements identified from implementation of the Kaiser Permanente Exercise as a Vital Sign program in Northern California were small but clinically significant. Overweight adult patients with a body mass index of 25 to 29 lost an average of 0. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Efficacy and safety of teneligliptin added to glimepiride in Japanese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a randomized, double‐blind, placebo‐controlled study with an open‐label, long‐term extension
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 05:00:00 +0100 | Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism
ConclusionsThe addition of teneligliptin was effective and generally well tolerated in Japanese patients with T2DM inadequately controlled with glimepiride monotherapy. The improvements in glycaemic control were maintained for up to 52 weeks. (Source: Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism)