No significant difference in weight change between a healthy low-fat diet and a healthy low-carbohydrate diet. Genotype pattern or insulin secretion was not associated with dietary effects on weight loss.
Extended-contact, text message interventions appears to be effective for adults in supporting weight management.
BMI and age at hospital admission are both predictive of potential negative outcomes in patients with anorexia nervosa.
Participants who lost between 5% and 10% or more than 10% of their body weight slowed knee joint degeneration, compared to those who maintained their current weight.
Gestational weight gain above current recommendations was a risk of infants with macrosomia or needing a cesarian delivery.
Despite existing guidelines, many eligible patients are not offered weight loss surgery as an option.
Cardiometabolic Disease Staging scores can be used to quantify diabetes risk and assess efficacy of weight loss pharmacotherapy in obesity.
Two studies examined the effects of naltrexone/bupropion on weight loss, glycemic parameters, and cardiovascular risks in patients with type 2 diabetes.
A linear relationship was identified between weight loss and HbA1c reduction in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Calorie tracker apps are often superior to fitness apps when it comes to increasing weight loss.
Prioritization base on patient's risk levels would lead to further health gains.
Post-diet coaching sessions have been found to improve the maintenance of long-term weight loss in dieters.
Severely obese adolescents who underwent gastric bypass surgery experienced significant weight loss that was maintained over long-term follow-up.
Rate of loss over 20 years linked to development of mild cognitive impairment or dementia in women surviving past age 80.
Although glucose control is initially superior following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass vs laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, greater weight loss may attenuate this effect.
Losing weight is more complex than following a simple diet.
A meal-timing strategy may reduce swings in hunger as well as change fat- and carbohydrate-burning patterns.
Patients who lost weight with liraglutide after 16 weeks achieved clinically significant weight loss at 56 weeks.
More than 80% felt that weight loss products have severe adverse effects.
For overweight or obese individuals, income predicts receipt of weight-loss advice from health care providers.
Patients with the FTO gene respond to weight-loss strategies as well as those without the gene.
Researchers questioned whether the addition of wearable technology actually benefited sustained, long-term weight loss.
In patients with obesity, levels of IL-32 were higher in visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissue and peripheral mononuclear blood cells.
Various smartphone apps can help patients adopt a healthy lifestyle that might reduce risk of cardiovascular events.
Much of the weight lost via bariatric surgery appears to stay off for at least 10 years, according to a study published online in JAMA Surgery.
Watch Christopher Thompson, MD, of Brigham and Women's Hospital, explain the minimally invasive endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty procedure for weight loss.
For patients with type 2 diabetes, maintaining body weight is associated with a reduction in medical care costs, while weight gain is associated with variable cost increases depending on the HbA1c level.
Metformin may be effective in decreasing weight gain associated with atypical antipsychotic use in autism spectrum disorder.
Diabetes educators can help patients with obesity achieve long-term weight loss and prevent gaining it back.
Data show that nonnutritive sweeteners likely do not change appetite or cause diabetes and may actually help with weight loss.
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