Findings include GLP-1R agonists and pioglitazone use, with drop in hospital admissions.
One key factor that has developed increasing research interest is the role of a patient’s BMI, specifically those with obesity (BMI > 30 kg/m2), in the development of IBD.
However, most common product type and intent of use associated with these visits vary by age.
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy led to a statistically significant reduction in epicardial fat thickness, a marker for atherosclerosis, 12 months after surgery.
The American Heart Association released a scientific statement reviewing weight loss strategies for the prevention and treatment of hypertension.
Researchers addressed common misconceptions regarding the diagnosis and treatment of gastroparesis.
The risk for recurrent MACE was high among survivors of a first ever acute coronary syndrome with a substantial number of these being fatal; 34.4% had MACE within 1 year and 48.4% in 3 years.
Researchers assessed the amount of weight loss necessary to achieve initial remission of type 2 diabetes mellitus following bariatric surgery.
People diagnosed with type 2 diabetes can eventually achieve normal glucose levels. But whether or when this means a person is “in remission” was the subject of an international group of experts convened by the American Diabetes Association.
The network meta-analysis compared the effects of 9 osteoporosis drugs on bone mineral density.
Approximate doubling in rate of BMI increase seen between prepandemic and pandemic periods found in children and teens; higher increases were reported for those with overweight, obesity prepandemic.
Compared with those aged 65 to 74 years, adults aged 18 to 24 years had highest odds for transitioning to overweight, obesity.
While cardiovascular disease may be common and commonly known to patients, they may not know some of the surprising factors in their diet and medical history that may actually be putting them at risk. What are some of the cardiovascular disease risk factors patients should know about?
A recent review underscores the possible adverse effects of ketogenic diets including increased risks for heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and kidney stones.
GAPNA discusses how advanced practice practitioners are well-positioned to encourage healthy lifestyles among older adults, to include activities that help attain/maintain lean muscle mass, regardless of BMI, to reduce chronic pain and frailty.
Using certain glucose inhibitors in people with type 2 diabetes may also have a beneficial effect on renal and cardiovascular health, and weight.
Main risk factor for OSA in childhood is obesity; families and health care professionals should be counseled regarding this link.
Reviewing a patient’s potential risk for osteoporosis should be a routine part of each visit for patients with IBD.
Overweight or obese adults should be screened for prediabetes, type 2 diabetes and offered or referred for preventive interventions
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