Obesity

 
Study: Remission of Obesity-related Complications in Teens Not Dependent on Sustained Weight Loss
November 25, 2020

Results of a new study suggest that remission of obesity-related complications in adolescents who underwent bariatric surgery is not dependent on sustained weight loss.

Obesity and COVID-19: Meet Patients Where They Are
November 20, 2020

Americans with obesity and overweight are at greater risk for more severe COVID-19. Clinicians can support them best by asking how they can help.

Once-weekly Semaglutide 2.0 mg Bests 1.0 mg Dose for A1c, Weight Reduction
November 18, 2020

Once-weekly semaglutide 2.0 mg vs 1.0 mg led to statistically significant, superior reductions in A1c and weight in type 2 diabetes patients not at goal, study finds.

CLINICAL FOCUS COLLECTION: Obesity
November 06, 2020

Obesity, a complex chronic disease in itself, underlies many of the fatal cardiac and cardiometabolic diseases of the 21st century. Find a wide collection of expert guidance in this collection.

Pharmacotherapy for Obesity Should Begin in Primary Care
November 05, 2020

Video: Obesity expert Dr Louis Aronne outlines the role of medication in obesity treatment and says primary care is absolutely the place to begin.

COVID-19 Patients with Obesity Have Lower Inflammatory Biomarkers, Study Finds
November 04, 2020

Obese patients hospitalized with COVID-19 had lower levels of inflammation biomarkers but outcomes similar to non-obese patients with elevated levels of those biomarkers.

Is BMI a Risk Factor for Severe COVID-19 Outcomes? New Research Says “No”
November 04, 2020

New research presented at ObesityWeek®2020 showed no statistical difference in severe COVID-19 outcomes between normal and obese patients.

Telemedicine Services among Patients with Obesity during Quarantine Linked to Weight Loss, Healthier Eating
November 04, 2020

Patients with obesity who utilized telemedicine services during quarantine achieved an average 2 kg weight loss, according to new research presented at the ObesityWeek®2020 virtual meeting.

CLINICAL FOCUS COLLECTION: Preventive Cardiology
November 04, 2020

Preventive Cardiology Collection Table of Contents: Expert video interviews, short, clinical guideline-focused quizzes, facts at-a-glance slideshows, plus news.

COVID-19 Lockdown Sidelines Weight Control Effort Among Obese Youth
November 03, 2020

A longitudinal study of weight reduction in adolescents was redesigned to accommodate pandemic lockdown--and the results are very concerning.