Investigators examined the effects of bariatric surgery on cancer risk in patients with NAFLD and severe obesity.
Health wearable devices are effective intervention tools for reducing body weight in individuals with overweight/obesity and chronic comorbidities.
The USPSTF recommends screening for prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in overweight or obese adults aged 35 to 70 years.
Overweight or obese men frequently have low serum testosterone concentrations, which is associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes.
Bariatric surgery was found to be safe for patients with congestive heart failure.
Obesity is a clear risk factor for COVID-19 complications, so what can nurse practitioners and physician assistants do to keep their patients with obesity safe and healthy?
Weight loss is associated with reduced pain, improved function, and better quality of life in patients with knee OA who are overweight or obese.
Experts debate the USDA-HHS’ decisions on sugar and alcohol intake limits in the updated Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025.
The latest edition of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans includes recommendations for every stage of life including infants and toddlers, in addition to recommendations during pregnancy and lactation.
Researchers examined studies on MS environmental and genetic risk factors to investigate 2- and 3- way interactions between BMI at age 20, Epstein-Barr virus infection, and the Class II DRB1 gene.
Patients who have had bariatric surgery are at high risk of fractures due to bone loss, but now researchers say that resistance, high-impact and balance exercises can protect these patients from bone mineral density loss.
Researchers in a real-world clinical practice study assessed the incidence of weight loss and weight regain in patients with NAFLD and overweight or obesity.
Researchers estimated the proportion of incident gout cases that could be prevented by modification of obesity and other key risk factors.
Of 25 patients with both obesity and gout who had elevated uric acid levels prior to bariatric surgery, 10 achieved therapeutic target levels of uric acid at 12 months after the surgery, according to investigators.
A new study confirms that the timing of meals affects cardiometabolic risk factors and the ability to lose weight.
Researchers assessed the effects of weight loss on disease activity and cardiovascular risk factors in patients with psoriatic arthritis and obesity.
Higher BMI is associated with a significantly increased risk for CRC among men, whereas higher WHR is a strong risk factor among women.
Additional safety data on testosterone therapy are needed before it can be used to prevent type 2 diabetes.
Remission rates greater in younger participants and those with short diabetes duration, higher HOMA percentage B
Prior metabolic surgery and subsequent weight loss are associated with reduced rates of hospital admission for COVID-19.