40% of cancer diagnoses tied to extra weight; rate higher in older individuals, females.
Anemia much more common among patients who did not have close follow-up with weight-loss surgeon
After 11 pounds gained, the risk of diabetes went up 31%, hypertension 14%, and cardiovascular disease 8%.
The increased risk for obesity-related cancer was seen among women who were normal weight at enrollment.
Diabetes patients pursuing lifestyle interventions had a significantly increased risk of frailty fracture compared to diabetes support and education intervention patients.
BMI and location of excess body fat on the body are good indicators of obesity-related cancer risk.
The researchers found that 17% of the population experienced KF decline, while incident CKD occurred in 17% of those at risk.
The investigators also found that the risk of cardiovascular disease in obese people rose with the number of metabolic abnormalities.
In a study, obese transplant recipients with low muscle mass had an increased risk of death but not graft loss.
Study suggests the lowest dose of vitamin D3 supplements needed to suppress parathyroid hormone in overweight and obese adults is 1000 IU daily.
Overweight or obesity increases cardiometabolic risk, but the number and type of CRFs varied substantially by age, even among participants with morbid obesity.
Patients who underwent surgical procedures had a greater mean percentage reduction from baseline in glycated hemoglobin level than did patients who received medical therapy alone.
There was wide variation in CE among subgroups, ranging from $302 cost saving per capita to a cost of $103,200/QALY.
World Kidney Day 2017 promotes education on the harmful consequences of obesity and its association with kidney disease, advocating healthy lifestyle and health policy measures that makes preventive behaviors an affordable option.
The largest difference between adolescents with type 2 diabetes vs type 1 diabetes was obesity.
Study also finds associations between adiposity and 10 other cancers, particularly digestive and hormone-related malignancies.
In a study, each 1-unit increment in body mass index was associated with a 16% lower mortality risk.
Important concepts of obesity prevention and treatment were poorly represented.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia is more likely to develop among men with larger waist circumference and body mass index and higher leptin levels.
Focusing exclusively on calories and energy expenditure, as opposed to science, has led to increased risk of weight gain and inflammation.
Obesity predicts a wider range of complications in PCa patients who undergo laparoscopic or robot-assisted versus open radical prostatectomy.
Study reveals a link between higher BMI in HD patients and greater incorporation of omega-3 fatty acids into red blood cell membranes.
The prevalence of childhood and adolescent overweight and obesity leads to a substantially increased future diagnosis of diabetes.
Prediagnosis obesity is a risk factor for overall and individual secondary primary cancers.
A body mass index of 30 kg/m2 or higher was was associated with 2-fold increased risk of dying from prostate cancer.
Paradoxical association could be related to an altered fatty acid pathway.
International committee finds slimmer individuals less likely to develop variety of malignancies.
Adults using prescription weight loss drugs lost more weight over the course of a year than those taking a placebo.
Lower mean HbA1c, more diabetes remission, more weight loss versus lifestyle-medical management.
As a heterogenous disease, obesity requires an individualized approach to treatment.
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