ObesityWeek

Healio brings you the highlights from ObesityWeek. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ObesityWeek, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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After-school program fails to improve BMI, physical activity in minority youths

November 16, 2018
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — An after-school education intervention for minority youth in Florida was associated with improved physical fitness and…
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Bariatric surgery may reduce long-term atrial fibrillation risk

November 16, 2018
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Patients with obesity who undergo bariatric surgery are less likely to develop new-onset atrial fibrillation over 8 years…
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Total meal replacement intervention decreases nonresponsiveness in obesity

November 15, 2018
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A behavioral weight-loss intervention using total meal replacement decreased the odds of nonresponsiveness by 60% after 1…
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Obesity comorbidities more likely to resolve after bariatric surgery for teens vs. adults

November 15, 2018
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Adolescents and adults experience similar amounts of weight loss after bariatric surgery, but treatment earlier in life is…
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Prior bariatric surgery may halve HF mortality, reduce hospital stay

November 15, 2018
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Patients with obesity who undergo bariatric surgery and later develop heart failure are nearly 50% less likely to die of…
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Morning physical activity more common among adults who maintain weight loss

November 15, 2018
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Adults who maintain weight loss have more consistent weekly patterns of physical activity and are active earlier in the day…
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Bariatric embolization targets ghrelin for weight loss

November 14, 2018
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Left gastric artery embolization — an interventional radiology procedure in which microparticles are introduced by…
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Tapering caloric intake may decrease hunger, help avoid weight regain

November 14, 2018
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The gradual introduction of a low-calorie diet was shown to lower hunger hormone levels more significantly when compared…
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Pharmacotherapy underutilized in treatment of pediatric obesity

November 14, 2018
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Pharmacotherapy is still not a universally accepted treatment strategy for pediatric obesity, according to survey data…
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With ‘bliss points’ and ‘mouth feel,’ food industry plays role in hedonic eating habits

November 14, 2018
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The growing obesity epidemic in the U.S. is helped along, in part, by a savvy food industry that uses a combination of…

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ObesityWeek

November 12, 2018 - November 15, 2018

  • Location: Nashville, Tenn.
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