ObesityWeek

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Top 5 online stories from ObesityWeek

November 11, 2016
Endocrine Today has compiled a list of the top five news reports posted from ObesityWeek from Nov. 1 to Nov. 6. Healio.com/Endocrinology readers…
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Patients lose double the weight, keep it off with swallowed balloons

November 9, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Patients who used the Obalon balloon system lost almost twice as much weight as patients who adopted diet, exercise and lifestyle…
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Maternal return-to-work timing linked to child’s weight gain

November 8, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Infants of women who return to work 3 months after childbirth have an increased risk for greater weight gain, study data show. …
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Binge-eating risk increased with eating in the absence of hunger during childhood

November 8, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Binge eating during adolescence may be predicted by eating in the absence of hunger during childhood, study data show. …
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Non-nutritive sweetener effects may contribute to insulin resistance in consumers with obesity

November 6, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Sucralose, a no-calorie sweetener widely used in beverages, may adversely affect glucose metabolism in consumers with obesity…
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Weight Watchers plus diabetes education substantially improves glycemic control

November 5, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Combination of a well-known weight-loss program plus diabetes education can improve weight loss as well as control of type 2…
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VIDEO: Low-carbohydrate diet does not produce preferential fat loss

November 4, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — In this video exclusive, Kevin D. Hall, PhD, section chief, Integrative Physiology Section, Laboratory of Biological Modeling…
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Incretin hormones likely affect diabetes response to bariatric procedures vs. medical weight loss

November 4, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes can expect different changes in glucose homeostasis following weight loss from surgical…
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Topiramate may modestly aid in maintaining weight loss in teens

November 4, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — Low-dose topiramate did not produce substantially greater weight loss compared with placebo in teens after short-term…
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Parent-only intervention comparable to family-based intervention for childhood obesity

November 4, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — A parent-only based treatment intervention may be equally effective as and cost less than a family-based treatment intervention…

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ObesityWeek

October 31, 2016 - November 4, 2016

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