Find out how effective each of 8 ACC/AHA-recommended non-drug interventions is at reducing BP (in mm Hg) in adults with hypertension and normal BP.
A clinical psychologist from the Mayo Clinic Bariatric Center in Jacksonville, FL, explains and corrects key misperceptions that inhibit open discussion of the therapy.
The health benefits of sustained weight loss for persons with obesity could be a valuable topic when a discussion is opened.
Why wouldn't a person with severe obesity want to talk about bariatric surgery? Why wouldn't the patient's physician want to do it? Find the reasons for hesitation.
New CDC data show 12 states had an adult obesity prevalence of ≥35% in 2019 compared to 9 states in 2018 and 6 states in 2017.
Youth who experienced weight stigma prior to COVID-19 were 3-times more likely to engage in binge eating during the pandemic vs those who had not, a new study found.
In patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes, metabolic improvements were similar after weight loss induced by surgery or a low-calorie diet.
Patients with severe obesity are 4-times as likely to die from COVID-19, a new study finds, with younger patients and men with obesity at highest risk.
In this 8-part video series, obesity expert Donna Ryan, MD, talks about the danger of COVID-19 for obesity patients, challenges facing PCPs of caring for this population, and more.