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The Skinny on Dementia and Being Skinny
Underweight means highest risk, say researchers.
Concurrent Management of Achalasia and Morbid Obesity
The development of a standardized treatment that simultaneously addresses achalasia and obesity is becoming more imperative as obesity becomes epidemic in the US. Here’s a case in point.
WHO and How Much Sugar?
Evidence-based recommendations on the intake of free sugars to reduce the risk of noncommunicable diseases are the ingredients of a new WHO guideline. Find the recipe in these slides.
PCOS Ups Health and Hospitalization Risks
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are at increased risk for metabolic and heart diseases and nearly twice as likely to be hospitalized.
Weight Loss Before Bariatric Surgery in T2DM: GLP-1 Agonist Gets it Done
Pre-surgical weight loss in obese patients with type 2 diabetes reduces perioperative risk. The dual benefits of GLP-1 agonists offer promise to this hard-to-treat population.
Lead With Weight Loss, Say New Endo Society Guidelines
The new guidelines signal a shift toward aggressive treatment for obesity as a primary disease and following with treatment for comorbidites that do not respond to weight loss.
Sleep Issues Feed Childhood Obesity
The odds of children becoming overweight go up with sleep-disordered breathing and short sleep duration, underscoring the need for early identification of these risk factors.
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