ObesityWeek

The latest news from ObesityWeek, with physician perspective, researcher interviews and clinician insight.

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ObesityWeek annual meeting highlights cross-disciplinary approach

November 9, 2018
ObesityWeek 2018 will offer attendees a mix of the latest obesity science and treatment research, featuring a roster of world-renowned experts…
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Top takeaways from ObesityWeek 2017

November 10, 2017
Endocrine Today has compiled a list of the top five news stories posted from ObesityWeek, held October 30 to November 2 in Washington, D.C. …
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Bariatric surgery reduces long-term need for insulin in type 2 diabetes

November 9, 2017
WASHINGTON — Adults with type 2 diabetes who require insulin treatment before undergoing bariatric surgery experience significant weight loss…
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VIDEO: Insulin therapy unnecessary more than 5 years after bariatric surgery

November 7, 2017
WASHINGTON — In this video exclusive, Ali Aminian, MD, associate professor of surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine…
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Adults with overweight, obesity not receiving enough weight loss counseling

November 6, 2017
WASHINGTON — Adults with overweight or obesity report receiving little weight loss counseling, especially involving medications and surgery;…
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VIDEO: Food cravings do not necessarily follow calorie restriction

November 6, 2017
WASHINGTON — In this video exclusive, Martin Binks PhD, associate professor in nutritional sciences at Texas Tech University, head of the…
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VIDEO: Timing of pregnancy weight gain may influence child’s obesity, disease risks

November 3, 2017
WASHINGTON — In this video exclusive, Emily Oken, MD, MPH, professor in the department of population medicine at Harvard Medical School and…
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Interrupted sitting improves glucose metabolism in children with overweight, obesity

November 3, 2017
WASHINGTON — Children with overweight or obesity who interrupt continuous sitting with short bouts of moderate-intensity physical activity…
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Bottle-feeding regardless of milk type may affect infant weight outcomes

November 2, 2017
WASHINGTON — Infants who are exclusively bottle-fed may have an increased risk for rapid weight gain between birth and age 6 months and higher…
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VIDEO: Patients not seeking, providers not offering enough obesity care

November 2, 2017
WASHINGTON — In this video exclusive, Lee M. Kaplan, MD, PhD, director of the Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition Institute at Massachusetts…