Dr. Tracey McLaughlin shares the importance of caloric intake and weight loss for prediabetic and diabetic women.
The most important thing that women can do if they are overweight is to lose weight, and this is attained primarily through calorie restriction. It doesn’t matter so much what you eat as the total calories.
About Dr. Tracey McLaughlin, M.D., M.S.:
Dr. Tracey McLaughlin is an assistant professor at Stanford University’s department of medicine and is in the division of endocrinology and metabolism conducting clinical research and practicing medicine. Dr. McLaughlin conducts a number of clinical research studies related to obesity, insulin resistance, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.