Integrated intervention associated with decline in body mass index, depressive symptoms.
The immune response to vaccinations is lower in children who are obese compared with nonobese children.
Findings show weight loss from intervention regardless of an individual’s diabetes status.
But program has unintended consequence of increasing incidence, prevalence of obesity.
For children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), obesity is associated with an increased risk for adverse events during premaintenance chemotherapy.
In overweight and obese women, administering probiotics during the second trimester of pregnancy did not reduce the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), according to a study published in Diabetes Care. Researchers conducted the Study of Probiotics In Gestation (SPRING), a prospective,double-blind, randomized controlled trial of probiotics vs placebo, to analyze whether probiotics prevented GDM…
Women who were born at a low birth weight and currently are overweight or obese were found to be at increased risk for complications of pregnancy, including preeclampsia, gestational hypertension, and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), according to a study published in Obesity. Researchers recruited women from the Screening for Pregnancy Endpoints (SCOPE) study between November 2004 and February…
However, lean mass and absolute grip strength decline after surgery.
Incidence up for 6 of 12 obesity-related cancers; steeper increase in successively younger generations.
Overweight/obese teens, young adults taking supplements do not have improved asthma control.
Updated guidelines also emphasize weight loss for overweight, obese patients with atrial fibrillation.
Plasma testosterone levels are positively associated with overall body adiposity in postmenopausal women.
Investigators observed a link between food insecurity — difficulty affording enough food to support regular, balanced meals — and increased probability of binge-eating disorder and obesity, according to study results.
Recommendations suggest doctors prescribe individualized exercise training for these patients.
1999-2000 to 2015-2016 saw increase in mean weight, waist circumference, BMI for many subgroups.
Elective cesarean delivery may influence the risk of early childhood overweight.
Fewer than a third of normal-weight adults, 8% of overweight adults are metabolically healthy.
Women more likely to think surgery is needed for health, less likely to consider it ‘easy way out’.
Gauging weight history in clinical practice may help identify patients at risk for weight-related mortality.
A 12-month intensive lifestyle intervention including an energy-restricted Mediterranean diet, increased physical activity, and behavioral support for overweight/obese patients was found to be beneficial in decreasing adiposity and cardiovascular events.