Meeting News

Obstructive sleep apnea screening methods utilize snoring, BMI, hypertension symptoms, other characteristics

June 21, 2019
Obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, is halfway through its sixth decade of being mentioned in medical journals, according to a report in the World

In the Journals

Adolescent obesity may increase cardiomyopathy odds in adulthood

June 21, 2019
Adult men who had elevated body weight in adolescence may have elevated risk for cardiomyopathy, according to findings published in…

Meeting News

BMI impacts allograft outcomes in kidney transplant for recipients with type 2 diabetes

June 20, 2019
BOSTON — For transplant recipients with type 2 diabetes, delayed graft function was more common in those with higher BMIs and allograft…

Meeting News

Obstructive sleep apnea increases risk for diabetes even in high-risk patients

June 20, 2019
Females with obesity, polycystic ovary syndrome and obstructive sleep apnea are at greater risk for type 2 diabetes than those with only obesity and…

Feature

Obesity among children in WIC declines but still tops 10%

June 18, 2019
Obesity among children enrolled in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, or WIC, significantly declined from…

Guest Editorial

Stopping NASH in its tracks: Lifestyle Intervention Key from Day 1

June 12, 2019
In this guest editorial, Joel E. Lavine, MD, PhD, chief of pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition at th e

In the Journals

Women exposed to artificial light during sleep may be at risk for obesity

June 10, 2019
The presence of artificial light while sleeping may be a risk factor for overweight or obesity in women, according to study results published in…

In the Journals

‘High-dose’ weight-loss program optimizes glycemic improvements in prediabetes

June 5, 2019
Adults with obesity and prediabetes experienced greater sustained improvements in both HbA1c and fasting glucose when assigned to a 24-session…

In the Journals

Research supports bariatric surgery for teens with extreme obesity

June 3, 2019
Bariatric surgical procedures are an underused, viable and cost-effective intervention for teenagers with persistent extreme obesity, according to a…

Feature

Mediterranean diet: What you need to know

May 28, 2019
May is Mediterranean Diet Month, according to the American Diabetes Association’s Facebook page. The diet, with its high intakes of cereals…

Meeting News

Bariatric surgery does not increase likelihood of liver transplantation in NASH

May 20, 2019
SAN DIEGO — Patients with NASH who underwent bariatric surgery were no more likely to undergo liver transplantation surgery than those without…

In the Journals

Ultra-processed foods lead to overeating, weight gain

May 17, 2019
Adults without obesity who ate a diet of ultra-processed foods for 2 weeks consumed on average 500 kcal more per day and gained an average 0.9 kg vs…

In the Journals

100% fruit juice, soda linked to increased mortality

May 17, 2019
Drinking 100% fruit juices and other sugar-sweetened beverages such as soft drinks, sodas and fruit-flavored drinks was associated with increased…

In the JournalsPerspective

Diabetes, hypertension remission greater among teens vs. adults after bariatric surgery

May 16, 2019
Adolescents with severe obesity were 27% more likely than adults with obesity to experience type 2 diabetes remission 5 years after undergoing Roux…

Feature

Esports’ explosive growth prompts warnings, tips for clinicians

May 6, 2019
Esports — “competitive gaming at a professional level,” according to Newzoo, an organization that monitors the industry — is…

Meeting News

CMHC West to explore interactions between various disease states

April 30, 2019
Cardiometabolic Health Congress West, taking place from Friday to Sunday in Phoenix, will update attendees on the latest developments in…

Meeting News

Social determinants of health may identify gaps in care

April 30, 2019
LOS ANGELES — Surveys that identified socioeconomic factors of participants helped researchers identify gaps in care, according to data…

Top stories in endocrinology: FDA approves obesity drug, how gestational diabetes impacts offspring

April 24, 2019
Among the most read stories in endocrinology last week were the FDA’s approval of a drug for adults who are overweight or have obesity…

FDA News

FDA approves non-surgical weight loss device for obesity

April 24, 2019
The FDA has approved a non-surgical weight loss device for adults with obesity and have a body mass index of 30 kg/m2 to 40 kg/m2, according to a…

In the Journals

Mediterranean diet sparks transition to healthier obesity phenotypes

April 23, 2019
Strict adherence to a Mediterranean diet showed potential for improving metabolic health and protecting against progression to obesity for adults…