Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD

Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD, medical director of the Joslin Diabetes Center’s Obesity Clinical Program and an assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, both in Boston. He also is coauthor of The Diabetes Breakthrough (Harlequin).

Treatment

Best Proteins for Diabetics

Bottom Line/HEALTH: What are the preferred proteins in the “Why Wait” program? Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD The number-one protein always…

Diabetes

Strategies for Eating Out

Bottom Line/HEALTH: Dr. Hamdy, you talk a lot about eating out because people eat out quite often. Is there an…

Diet & Nutrition

5-Point Hunger Scale

Bottom Line/HEALTH: So you talk about a five-point hunger scale. I think that’s really helpful because you talk about overeating…

Prevention

Children and Type-2 Diabetes

Bottom Line/HEALTH: First question is, can children get type 2 diabetes? Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD Unfortunately this is absolutely true…

Treatment

Weight Gain from Medications

Bottom Line/HEALTH: Why am I gaining weight from my diabetes medication? Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD You know diabetes medications, many…

Treatment

Best Exercises for People with Diabetes

Bottom Line/HEALTH: What’s the best kind of exercise to manage diabetes? Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD I mentioned before, when people…

Exercise & Fitness

How to Stick with Exercise

Bottom Line/HEALTH: What’s the easiest way for someone to start exercise and stick with it? As we said, people have…

Treatment

Does Bariatric Surgery Cure Diabetes?

Bottom Line/HEALTH: Is bariatric surgery an option for curing diabetes? Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD You know, bariatric surgery has been…

Weight

Overeating Avoidance Strategies

Bottom Line/HEALTH: How do I keep myself from overeating? Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD Again, hunger scale will be the best…

Diabetes

Best Meal Schedule for People with Diabetes

Bottom Line/HEALTH: How many meals per day should a diabetic eat? Osama Hamdy, MD, PhD It depends on their medications.…

Prevention

How to Beat the 3 Big Mistakes That Worsen Diabetes

Despite what you may have heard, type 2 diabetes doesn't have to be a lifelong condition. It can be controlled…

Losing Weight

The Simplest Way to Stop Overeating: Use This Five-Point Hunger Scale

It happened again. You sat down to a meal or started to snack and, despite your intention not to overindulge,…