Maternal prepregnancy obesity without pregestational diabetes mellitus (PGDM) or gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) was associated with a slightly increased risk of having a child with a neurodevelopmental or psychiatric disorder.
American Heart Association science advisory recommends healthy eating patterns instead.
The lifestyle physical activity program included weight education, control, self-monitoring, behavioral change techniques, and maintenance of behavior change.
A 36-month multicomponent behavioral intervention does not change BMI trajectory.
The researchers noted that these findings highlight the complexity of obesity as a disease that shares a common etiology with some psychiatric and addictive disorders.
Exercising, eating less were top weight loss methods; more women than men attempted weight loss.
Higher body fat percentage, higher waist circumference, and obesity were associated with a greater risk for RA in women.
Investigators examine the influence of gender, sex hormones, and obesity on the composition of gut microbiota in women with PCOS.
Childhood obesity continues to be a public health issue that requires improved policies and interventions at both the individual and population level.
Patterns of self-regulation of toddlers and risk for obesity and whether they differ between boys and girls were examined.
Maternal adherence to a healthy lifestyle throughout children's childhood and adolescent years may result in a reduced risk for obesity.
Adherence to a healthy lifestyle among mothers during their offspring's childhood is associated with reduced risk of childhood obesity.
The AMA supports evidence-based strategies such as excise taxes and adding warning labels.
From 1988-1994 to 2009-2014 there has been an increase in prevalence of overweight/obesity, but a decrease in weight loss efforts.
Obesity has a substantial effect on general health parameters, but its role in rheumatoid arthritis is much more complex.
Psychiatric diagnoses may not be a contraindication to weight loss surgery.
Consumers with obesity report favoring taste and value rather than health and nutrition.
Increased obesity for men, women living in medium, small versus large metropolitan statistical areas
Investigators conducted a retrospective observational study to assess the impact of psychostimulant medication on BMI and height in a group of children and adolescents with ADHD.
Researchers assessed the effect of formula supplementation vs breastfeeding on the gut microbiome and risk of infant overweight.
The prevalence of obesity is higher among those living in non-metropolitan counties versus metropolitan counties.
The researchers found that on a given day, 85 percent of infants and toddlers had any consumption of added sugar.
Many working Americans obtain food and beverages from work, and these foods often do not align with dietary guidelines.
Researchers assessed current patterns of physical activity and duration among adolescents and young adults, as well as the direction and magnitude of associations between physical activity and income, race/ethnicity, and sex among participants in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
Increased adherence to healthy dietary patterns could result in health care savings from improved health outcomes.
Regardless of long-term metabolic health maintenance, obesity remains a risk factor for cardiovascular disease.
If current trends continue, one-third of children and one-half of adolescents will be obese or overweight by 2030.
Specifically, the new labeling includes updated data on the global rate of occurrence related to these adverse events.
Body mass index and body fat distribution may influence smoking behaviors.
Investigators assessed the effects of diazoxide on lipid and glucose metabolism in obese men with diabetes.
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