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.
Overweight patients often experience bias from the medical community, which may prevent them from seeking medical attention, even when it's necessary.
Individuals with chronic spinal pain, particularly those who are overweight or obese, may be less likely to recover from this condition if both their parents also have chronic spinal pain.
A 12-month interdisciplinary lifestyle intervention program for prediabetic and obese patients was found to significantly reduce the risk for development of diabetes and metabolic syndrome.
With obesity reaching epidemic proportions, and its known association with many metabolic disorders such as type 2 diabetes, dyslipidemia, hypertension, and atherosclerosis, it is worthwhile to look at nutritional approaches to managing these chronic conditions.
Findings among Medicaid, state employee health insurance programs in 2009 to 2017.
In men, overweight and even higher normal weight tied to increased risk.
The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans provides recommendations for physical activity that have the potential to reduce the risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, dementia, and several cancers.
About 1 in 3 adults with prediabetes has arthritis, and half of those with both conditions are physically inactive and/or obese.
As new research indicates that long-term use of artificial sweeteners may increase body mass index, a literature search was performed to assess the effect of artificially sweetened beverages on weight gain in the pediatric population.
Prescription of antibiotics and acid-suppressing medications in early childhood is associated with an increased risk for obesity.
Gastric banding and metformin resulted in similar improvements in insulin sensitivity in moderately obese adults with impaired glucose tolerance or mild T2D over a 2-year period.
Early-onset asthma and wheezing may contribute to an increased risk of developing obesity later in childhood.
Greater weight gain in early childhood often carries over to overweight and obesity in adolescence.
Women with ovarian or endometrial cancer who adhere to a ketogenic diet may benefit from a selective loss of fat mass and a reduction in fasting serum insulin, while still retaining lean mass.
But weight loss no different for online, in-person DPP for obese/overweight veterans with prediabetes.
Increased weight loss vs placebo with no rise in rate of extended major cardiovascular events.
Findings among diverse population of overweight, obese women.
The USPSTF recommends that clinicians refer adults with a body mass index of 30 or higher to intensive, multicompetent behavioral interventions.
Obese women have significantly higher bacterial biomass of lower diversity at the incision site.
American Heart Association science advisory recommends healthy eating patterns instead.
Increasing screen trends may have negative cardiometabolic impact; panel calls for more research.
The insulin sensitivity in post- and premenopausal women along with lipid deposition in the liver and skeletal muscle was examined.
Childhood obesity continues to be a public health issue that requires improved policies and interventions at both the individual and population level.
No differences seen with other fat volume measures between recurring, first-time stones.
Policy supports evidence-based strategies such as excise taxes, adding warning labels
Increased weight loss with risk factor management associated with greater atrial fibrillation freedom.