Obesity

 
Elevated BMI in Adolescence Increases Risk for Diabetes, Stroke in Young Adulthood, Regardless of Adult BMI
June 22, 2021

Adults in their 30s and 40s who had high BMI in adolescence were at highest risk for type 2 diabetes and early MI, regardless of adult BMI, after 24 years of follow-up, a new study finds.

Conversations about Bariatric Surgery May Lead to Weight Loss, Even Without the Surgery
June 15, 2021

A new study found that patients with severe obesity who had even one discussion about bariatric surgery with a clinician were more likely to lose weight but that the discussions are infrequent.

Study Shows Benefits of Bariatric Surgery for Mild-to-Moderate Obesity
June 14, 2021

A new study challenges traditional criteria for patient selection for metabolic surgery, demonstrating significant weight loss and disease remission for those with BMI of 30-35.