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Portion-size preference does not determine BMI

July 28, 2016

Adults with overweight do not choose larger food portions than their normal-weight peers, according to recent findings.

“Large portions of food are often blamed for rising rates of obesity,” Natalie M. Reily, a researcher in the school of psychology at The University of New South Wales in Australia, and colleagues wrote. “We tested the possibility that people who are heavier may tend to select or prefer larger portions than do people who are lighter.”

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Food cue response continues after meal in women with obesity

July 26, 2016
In women with severe obesity, the brain’s reward centers continue to respond to food cues even after meals, according to researchers. “Before or after the…
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Mixed-meal tolerance, arginine stimulation tests reproducible

July 25, 2016
Standardized mixed-meal tolerance and arginine stimulation tests are useful for providing measurements of beta-cell function that are reproducible and complementary…

Top 5 online stories posted in the last month

July 22, 2016
Endocrine Today compiled a list of the top five news reports posted from June 21 to July 21. Healio.com/Endocrinology readers were interested in a new name proposed for…
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Managing Obesity in 2015: Setting the Framework and Assessing All of the Options

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk.

This CME activity is based on the slides and lectures presented by the faculty at the symposium, Managing Obesity in…
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VIDEO: Weight loss tips from the experts — Plan meals around the three food groups

May 26, 2016
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Obesity Consults® ObesityForum® 2015 Highlights

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. and Novo Nordisk, Inc.

Obesity has increased dramatically in the past 20 years and is considered a health care epidemic in the United States…
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In the Journals Plus

Portion-size preference does not determine BMI

July 28, 2016
Adults with overweight do not choose larger food portions than their normal-weight peers, according to recent findings. “Large portions of food…

In the Journals Plus

Food cue response continues after meal in women with obesity

July 26, 2016
In women with severe obesity, the brain’s reward centers continue to respond to food cues even after meals, according to researchers. …

In the Journals Plus

Mixed-meal tolerance, arginine stimulation tests reproducible

July 25, 2016
Standardized mixed-meal tolerance and arginine stimulation tests are useful for providing measurements of beta-cell function that are reproducible…

Top 5 online stories posted in the last month

July 22, 2016
Endocrine Today compiled a list of the top five news reports posted from June 21 to July 21. Healio.com/Endocrinology readers were interested in a…

In the Journals

Individuals with mood disorders, low cortisol may have higher risk for obesity, other metabolic disorders

July 22, 2016
Recent findings indicated associations between low cortisol levels, metabolic disorders and cardiovascular risk factors among individuals with mood…

Perspective

Social media/mobile intervention yields short-term weight loss in young adults

July 22, 2016
Young adults with overweight and obesity randomly assigned to a technology-based weight-loss intervention saw short-term reductions in body weight…

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Adding phentermine to canagliflozin significantly increases weight loss in patients with obesity

July 22, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — The addition of phentermine to canagliflozin demonstrated significantly greater weight loss when compared with placebo in obese…

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PCPs more likely to prescribe drugs, recommend surgery for obesity management

July 19, 2016
Primary care physicians are consistently more likely to

FDA approves extended-release Belviq for obesity management

July 19, 2016
The FDA approved a new drug application for extended-release Belviq XR, offering a once-daily dosing option to help patients with obesity achieve…

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Preparing meals at home can reduce risk for type 2 diabetes

July 17, 2016
Frequently consuming meals prepared at home vs. dining out is associated with a lower risk for developing type 2 diabetes, at least in part due to…

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