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Intermittent fasting research still developing, time-restricted feeding shows potential

November 7, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Among the numerous intermittent fasting strategies being pursued for weight loss, time-restricted feeding has shown particular…
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Weight gain fear tied to post-bariatric surgery overeating, depression

November 6, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Patients who express greater fear of regaining weight may be more susceptible to overeating and depression, according to findings…
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Obesity researcher focuses on adipose tissue, lipotoxicity

November 6, 2019
LAS VEGAS —Despite rising prevalence, obesity does not always receive the attention that research suggests it should get. For Michael D
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National multispecialty centers needed to combat metabolic diseases

November 6, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Multispecialty metabolic centers, based on the cancer center model, should be established at the national level to address…
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Including warning labels may limit soda consumption

November 6, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Consumers report more consistently considering the negative health effects of drinking soda and other sugary beverages when health…
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Calculator uses AI to estimate 10-year risks for diabetes complications after bariatric surgery

November 6, 2019
LAS VEGAS— For people with type 2 diabetes and obesity, a novel calculator that employs machine learning technology can provide personalized…
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Pediatric obesity still seen as a result of ‘bad habits’

November 5, 2019
LAS VEGAS — An unhealthy diet and lack of physical activity are considered the most influential factors in pediatric obesity development…
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Annual meeting highlights intersection of obesity, diabetes

November 4, 2019
LAS VEGAS— ObesityWeek 2019 offers attendees a full schedule of cutting-edge nutrition, obesity, public policy and bariatric surgery research…
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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…