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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Top stories from ObesityWeek

November 25, 2018
ObesityWeek, the joint annual meeting of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery and The Obesity Society that highlights obesity…
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Defeat holiday weight gain with daily self-weighing

November 20, 2018
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Normal-weight adults who weighed themselves every day during the Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day holiday season did not…
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Parents can play key role in early pediatric obesity treatment

November 19, 2018
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Interventional programs that put an emphasis on parental training may be an effective strategy for treating early pediatric…
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Time-restricted feeding shows promising sleep results in pilot study

November 18, 2018
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — In a pilot study of adults with obesity, time-restricted feeding did not negatively affect sleep quality or duration…
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After-school program improves physical fitness, not BMI 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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ObesityWeek

November 3, 2019 - November 7, 2019