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May 24th 2023
Phase 2 data suggest the oral small-molecule GLP-1R agonist reduced HbA1c at all dose levels studied and reduced body weight at doses of ≥80 mg twice daily compared with placebo in adults with T2D.
Live Patient, Provider, and Caregiver Connection™: Prevention and Control of Meningococcal Disease – Individualizing Vaccine Recommendations in Adolescent Populations
6th Annual Advanced Practice Collaborative
6th Annual Advanced Practice Collaborative
4th Annual International Congress on the Future of Women’s Health™
Tirzepatide Achieves Mean Weight Loss of 15.7% in SURMOUNT-2 TrialApril 27th 2023
Data from the SURMOUNT-2 trial demonstrate use of tirzepatide 10 mg and 15 mg were associated with mean weight reductions of 13.4% and 15.7%, respectively, with more than 80% of tirzepatide users achieving a body weight reduction of 5% or greater.
Weight Loss Surgery Linked to Reduced Bone Density, Strength in Severe ObesityApril 21st 2023
Most associate bariatric surgery with improved health outcomes, but a new study suggests clinicians and patients should be aware of potential changes in bone density brought on as a result of undergoing bariatric surgery.
Bariatric Surgery Can Have Dramatic Effect on Cardiovascular Risk in NAFLD with ObesityApril 7th 2023
A retrospective, propensity score-matched analysis details significant risk reductions achieved with bariatric surgery in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and obesity.
Weight Regain May Not Completely Mitigate Benefits of Behavior Management ProgramsMarch 28th 2023
A systematic review and meta-analysis of more than 120 randomized trials offers new insight into the effects of weight regain on cardiometabolic risk up to 5 years after the cessation of a behavioral management program.
Improving Built Environments Could Help Address Adolescent ObesityMarch 21st 2023
Built environments, but not social and economic environments, were negatively associated with BMI and overweight or obesity status, with a stronger association among adolescents with longer exposure to their built environment.
Increased BMI in Childhood Increases Hypertension Risk as an AdultMarch 14th 2023
An analysis of more than 800,000 children with more than 3.5 million person-years of follow-up indicate those in the upper range of average BMI had a 26% greater risk of developing hypertension, with each per unit increase in BMI associated with a 4% increase in risk of hypertension.
School-Based Physical Activity Interventions Can Curb Childhood Obesity RatesFebruary 22nd 2023
A study from Slovenia suggests a physical activity intervention that would require physical activity every day while at school was effective for reducing BMI and reversing obesity in young children.
More than 60% with Type 1 Diabetes Also Dealing with Overweight or Obesity, Study FindsFebruary 14th 2023
An analysis of NHIS data from 2016-2021 indicates the rate of overweight or obesity among adults with type 1 diabetes was comparable to the rate among the general population, but these people were less likely to receive lifestyle recommendations from their providers.
Telemedicine Evaluations Improve Accessibility Without Compromising Results of Bariatric SurgeryFebruary 10th 2023
A retrospective cohort study of more than 1200 patients who underwent bariatric surgery suggests a fully remote preoperative evaluation performed via telemedicine was noninferior to in-person evaluations for clinical outcomes and health care utilization.
Comprehensive Study, Boasting 40 Years of Follow-up, Underlines Long-Term Benefits of Bariatric SurgeryJanuary 25th 2023
With up to 40 years of follow-up, a retrospective study of matched pairs is providing an overview of the long-term risks and benefits of bariatric surgery in people with overweight or obesity.
In Addition to Weight Loss, Semaglutide 2.4 mg Helps Control Appetite, CravingsJanuary 23rd 2023
Using data from the STEP 5 trial, investigators provide new insight into the effects of semaglutide 2.4 mg on hunger and cravings among people with overweight and obesity, with results also shedding light on how these effects correlate to weight loss in the trial.
Reducing Total Calories, Not Intermittent Fasting, More Effective for Weight LossJanuary 18th 2023
Using data from more than 500 patients with more than 6 years of follow-up suggests total caloric intake may be more effective for reducing weight loss than increasing the time between meals.
Benefits of Vitamin D Supplementation Could Depend on Body Mass Index, Study FindsJanuary 17th 2023
A posthoc analysis of the VITAL study suggests the potential benefit of vitamin D supplementation could depend on a person's body mass index, with results indicating a decreased response to therapy as BMI category increased.
American Academy of Pediatrics Debuts Historic Pediatric Obesity GuidelinesJanuary 9th 2023
Published in Pediatrics on January 9, the document represents the first comprehensive guideline from the American Academy of Pediatrics in more than a decade and the first ever on the evaluation and management of obesity in those aged 2 years and older.
SGLT2 Inhibitors Can Aid Weight Loss, Reduce Fat Mass in People with Type 2 DiabetesJanuary 7th 2023
Using data from 18 trials with more than 1400 participants, a systematic review and meta-analysis offer clinicians an overview of the effects of SGLT2 inhibitor use on body composition in people with type 2 diabetes.