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Exercise, dieting in pregnancy lowers risk for diabetes, weight gain, C-section

July 26, 2017

Pregnant women who adhere to interventions based on healthy diet and moderate physical activity are less likely to develop gestational diabetes, gain excess weight or have a cesarean section, according to a new study.

“Half of all women of childbearing age worldwide are overweight or obese,” the International Weight Management in Pregnancy Collaborative Group, wrote in BMJ. “Obesity and excessive gestational weight gain put mother and offspring at risk, both in pregnancy and in later life. The resultant costs to the health service and society are considerable.”

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Bariatric surgery type may predict postoperative BMI

July 26, 2017
Adults who undergo bariatric surgery have a greater chance of reducing BMI to less than 30 kg/m2 if they undergo a sleeve gastrectomy, gastric bypass or duodenal switch…
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NASH linked to early markers of hypertrophy

July 26, 2017
A retrospective study revealed a link between nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and changes in myocardial structure as well as increased left atrial volume and left…
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Late-night salivary cortisol accurate test for Cushing's syndrome in obesity, PCOS

July 26, 2017
Measuring late-night salivary cortisol levels was an accurate method for diagnosing Cushing’s syndrome among women with polycystic ovary syndrome or obesity…
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Estrogen exposure duration tied to depressive symptoms during menopausal transition

July 26, 2017
The risk for depression in women during the menopausal transition and up to 10 years after decreased with longer duration of estrogen exposure as well as longer duration…
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Obesity Consults® ObesityForum® 2015 Highlights

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The Emerging Biosimilar Therapeutic Landscape: Scientific Foundations and Clinical Implications

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