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I am honored to be receiving this years top award for research from The Obesity Society.
September 2014
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My open letter to First Lady Michele Obama regarding her comments on high fructose corn syrup.
April 2014
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So how much fructose does HFCS contain? More than you thought, one study claims.
November 8, 2011, Citizens for Health
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Bitter battle over high fructose corn syrup claims
USA Today
Sept. 13, 2011
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Latinos Are Genetically Predisposed to Fatty Liver Disease
LA Times
November 15, 2010
We know sugar is bad for you. But now a new study shows that it is even worse for many Latinos.
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The World is Fat.
New York Times
Sept. 23, 2010
Until 1980, fewer than one in 10 people in industrialized countries like the United States were obese.
Today, these rates have doubled or tripled.
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Six 'Fitness Zones' designated in South LA
KUOR Southern California Public Radio
February 24, 2010
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Gastric bands effective for severely obese teens, study finds
Los Angeles Times
February 10, 2010
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Michael Goran on a discussion panel led by Larry King
USC News
November 13, 2009
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LA supervisors adopt sweeping health measures, back off soda ban
November 17, 2009
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An uphill battle to combat Latino childhood obesity
October 21, 2009
CNN International - USA
"You can't just try to change someone's behavior necessarily without trying to change their environment," said Dr. Michael Goran, director of the University ...
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Decreasing sugar and increasing fiber reduces diabetes risk
Thursday, April 9, 2009
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Pre-diabetes in Hispanic adolescents
Tuesday, August 12, 2008
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DISCUSSING DIABETES
Friday, April 18, 2008
USC News The USC Obesity Research Center hosted “Childhood Obesity: Genes, Brains and Behavior” on April 10, featuring 11 nationally recognized diabetes experts and authors. The daylong event at the...
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USC Officials Attend Obesity Workshop
Friday, January 4, 2008
A workshop on childhood obesity with National Institutes of Health officials in December brought a raft of USC researchers to Washington, D.C., from the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the USC Davis...
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Your child's diabetic clock is ticking...
Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Liberal parenting, junk food craze and sedentary lifestyle - all have contributed to the rapid increase in the incidence of diabetes in children. It is time we took action, says Annam Suresh.
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