Patients reported barriers to care including social determinants of health in obesity management by their healthcare provider.
Women who become pregnant from infertility treatment may be at an increased risk for postpartum hemorrhage, admission to the intensive care unit, or puerperal sepsis as well as death.
Low serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D may be associated with elevated blood glucose levels, a major risk factor for type 2 diabetes.
A 12-month intensive lifestyle intervention including an energy-restricted Mediterranean diet, increased physical activity, and behavioral support for overweight/obese patients was found to be beneficial in decreasing adiposity and cardiovascular events.
A 12-month interdisciplinary lifestyle intervention program for prediabetic and obese patients was found to significantly reduce the risk for development of diabetes and metabolic syndrome.
The CDC conducted a study to estimate the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes among adults in 2016 by primary type.
No statistically significant difference in weight loss at 5 years was observed in comparing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy vs laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in morbidly obese patients.
To update its 2012 recommendation, the US Preventive Services Task Force reviewed evidence on the benefits and harms of systemic hormone therapy for the prevention of chronic conditions in postmenopausal women.
Weight-loss diets, such as those low in fat and saturated fat consumption, with or without added exercise, may reduce the risk for all-cause mortality in obese adults.