Obesity

 
Bodyweight Variability May Increase Risk for Major CV Events in Type 2 Diabetes Patients: New Study
March 24, 2022

Persons with type 2 diabetes who either gained or lost 5% of baseline bodyweight were found to be at higher risk for heart failure, MI, and all-cause death.

Overweight, Obesity in Midlife Tied to Higher Morbidity and Health Care Costs Later in Life
March 22, 2022

Having overweight or obesity in midlife was associated with significantly higher cumulative morbidity and health care costs during older adulthood in prospective cohort study.

Obesity-related Comorbidities and Treatment: An Overview
March 07, 2022

An overview of common and uncommon obesity-related comorbidities and treatment strategies, here.

Obesity Common Among Adults Aged <50 Years with Acute Ischemic Stroke, Study Finds
February 11, 2022

Nearly two-thirds of persons aged younger than 50 years who had an acute ischemic stroke had obesity in a study presented at the 2022 International Stroke Conference.

Leading Risk Factors Associated with Childhood Obesity: A Primer for Practitioners
February 01, 2022

How do low socioeconomic status and adverse childhood experiences tie into pediatric obesity? Here, an overview for practitioners.

Helping Patients with Obesity Age Healthier and Happier
January 26, 2022

Three diets that can help patients with obesity age healthier, how to make nutrition personal, and more highlighted, here.

Where are US Youth at Greatest Risk and Why? States Ranked on 6 Key Indicators
January 24, 2022

The highest percentage of youth without a high school diploma is in New Mexico and the youth poverty rate is highest in DC. More red flag indicators follow.

CHD Prevalence in US Shows No Significant Change, According to BRFSS Analysis
January 19, 2022

Coronary heart disease prevalence in the US between 2011 and 2018 saw a statistically insignificant change, from 6.2% to 6.0%, respectively.

Overweight and Obesity: One Expert's 3 Wishes for the Future of Patient Care
January 19, 2022

Donna Ryan, MD, wishes for universal understanding of obesity as a serious chronic disease, for a start. Her other wishes are equally ambitious.

COVID-19 is a Cruel Reminder that Obesity IS a Disease, says Thought Leader Donna Ryan, MD
January 17, 2022

VIDEO Interview: The COVID-19 pandemic has closed what discussion remained about the status of obesity as a disease, according to obesity expert Donna Ryan, MD.