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.
NP expert reviews the top 5 most practical presentations from AANP 2021 with topics ranging from obesity medications and suicide prevention to managing hypertension in diverse populations and cannabinoid use.
Although the rise in pediatric obesity predates the COVID-19 pandemic, stressors experienced during the pandemic exposed inequities in children’s health.
A post hoc analysis of the phase 3 ACTIVE trial of abaloparatide for fracture prevention in postmenopausal women was presented at ENVISION, the 2021 AACE Annual Meeting.
Obesity, elevated blood pressure prevalent in younger Black women, even those in their 20s and 30s
The combination of liraglutide plus exercise led to significantly greater weight loss compared with exercise alone.
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.