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.
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 assessed the amount of weight loss necessary to achieve initial remission of type 2 diabetes mellitus following bariatric surgery.
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.
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.
Main risk factor for OSA in childhood is obesity; families and health care professionals should be counseled regarding this link.
Overweight or obese adults should be screened for prediabetes, type 2 diabetes and offered or referred for preventive interventions
Improvements in proximal aortic stiffness greater with combo of exercise, moderate CR versus exercise alone or with intensive CR
Needs assessment survey conducted in response to increasing clinical burden of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
Risk up for SGA and bleeding, but down for several other adverse perinatal outcomes with bariatric surgery for severe obesity before pregnancy
Investigators assess the efficacy of dietary supplements and alternative therapies for weight loss.
The researchers investigated the phenotypic and etiological associations between ADHD and a wide range of physical health conditions across adulthood.
Poorer cognitive trajectories seen for Hispanics/Latinos with central obesity in presence of cardiometabolic abnormalities
Experts offer tips to curb snacking in teens including a high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet that includes whole foods and ready-to-drink protein smoothies.
June 2021 FDA drug approvals include treatments for smallpox, weight loss, candidiasis, and Alzheimer disease.
The purpose of the updated statement stems from NAPNAP’s commitment to encouraging healthy lifestyles to establish a foundation of optimal health.
Finding significantly associated with tailored advice among adults with obesity, overweight
Researchers assessed how gut microbiota changes are associated with anthropometric, metabolic, and inflammatory profiles following metabolic surgery in adults with type 2 diabetes and mild obesity.