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.
If trends continue, about one-third of children and one-half of teens will be obese/overweight by 2030.
The new program, announced by AAPA, will allow its participants to obtain 30 CME credits and an OMA-issued Certificate of Primary-Care Obesity Management after completion.
Recognizing the obesity epidemic and educating physician assistants on the implications of this condition and how they should be caring for obese patients should be prioritized, according to the study authors.
The study authors examined data obtained from the 2007-2008 National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH) to determine the prevalence, risk factors, as well as the severity of asthma phenotypes.
Increased adiposity in childhood may negatively impact liver function in children as young as 8 years old.
BMI is positively correlated with increased hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with chronic HBV, though the risk is greater in women.
Better glycemic control, weight reduction with surgical treatment for youths with T2D, severe obesityMarch 22, 2018
For adolescents with type 2 diabetes and severe obesity, surgical therapy facilitates glycemic control and weight reduction better than medical therapy.
Obesity is affiliated with elevated morbidity, cardiovascular disease related mortality, and shorter longevity compared with individuals with a normal body mass index.
Weight loss in obese individuals may lead to reduced pain, affect, and somatic symptoms associated with chronic pain.
The investigators studied the association between abdominal fat, inflammation, and fitness by measuring body weight, dimensions, and blood samples.