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Leann Poston, MD, MBA, M.Ed

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Leann Poston, MD, is a licensed physician in Ohio who holds an MBA and an M.Ed. She is a medical writer and educator who researches and writes about medicine, education, and healthcare administration.

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Leann Poston, MD, is a licensed physician in Ohio who holds an MBA and an M.Ed. She is a full-time medical communications writer and educator who researches and writes about:

  • medicine
  • education
  • healthcare administration

After practicing in a physician group practice for 11 years, Dr. Poston taught students at all academic levels, wrote curriculum for medical and business colleges, and served as an assistant dean at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. Dr. Poston was selected to be a Romanell fellow based on her work in medical professionalism.


Can Walking Help With Weight Loss?

June 10, 2022
Can you really lose weight by walking? Yes. A nutritious diet and brisk walking routine can lead to successful weight loss.
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How to Lose Weight When You Have PCOS

June 8, 2022
Women with PCOS have a harder time losing weight than women without it. However, losing excess weight can often improve PCOS symptoms.
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Why Is My Blood Sugar High During or After Exercise?

May 12, 2022
Your blood sugar might be high during or after exercise. Leann Poston, M.D., explains why glucose spikes during or after a workout typically aren’t a bad thing.
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Insulin Resistance and Prediabetes: Symptoms, Risk Factors, and What You Can Do

April 5, 2022
Imagine you recently scheduled a physical exam with your healthcare provider and learned that your fasting blood glucose was a little high. The good news is that you don’t have type 2 diabetes, at least not yet, but your doctor is concerned.
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Can You Lose Weight Without Exercise?

January 12, 2022
Can you lose weight and keep it off without exercising? Diet and exercise are both important to your long-term health goals, but let’s see what the research says.
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Weight Loss for Beginners: What You Need to Know to Lose Weight

December 9, 2021
The ultimate guide to weight loss for beginners, with expert tips from an MD on what to eat and do to see success.
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The Science Behind Weight Loss for Women

November 23, 2021
Are men and women really that different when it comes to weight loss? We break down weight loss for women here.
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What Is Metabolic Health?

November 8, 2021
Find out what metablolic health is, how you can determine what it is, and natural ways to improve it.
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