Detectable levels of methane and hydrogen on breath tests linked to higher BMI and body fat.
Administering epinephrine auto-injectors in the lower half of the thigh in overweight and obese children experiencing anaphylaxis may help insure the therapy is effective.
When treating obesity, psychological issues must not be overlooked. Learning why patients eat can help clinicians improve what patients eat.
This common constellation of symptoms places patients at risk for CVD and diabetes. Here's what you can do to prevent further disease progression.
Excess fat around the gluteal region can make performing digital rectal exams in obese patients difficult. How can this challenge be overcome?
Conversations about weight loss can contribute tremendously to behavioral changes, but tangible examples may be even more effective.
Are you doing everything you can to help your patients lose weight? Read this physician assistants' creative tip for helping patients kick those stubborn pounds to the curb.
How should a primary care clinician follow-up after performing a lipid profile on an obese pediatric patient?
Following gastric bypass surgery, many patients will still need metformin or glipizide (Glucotrol). Is there any evidence that one class of hypoglycemic agents is better absorbed than another?
Should a clinician advise a patient's parent that ADHD medicine will help with obesity?