Friday Feedback: Can Fitness Trackers Step Up Weight Loss?
A new study suggests trackers don't help, but medical experts weighed in with a full spectrum of opinions.
8 Fairly Weighty Obesity Issues
As the prevalence increases, obesity continues to grow as a major health problem. Here are brief summaries of the latest research findings.
'Sickest' Patients May Do Better After Gastric Bypass Surgery
The "novel (and contradictory) finding..." say study authors, challenges conventional wisdom as well as current literature.
Obesity Is a Chronic Disease, Say New Guidelines
The new evidence-based, comprehensive recommendations replace 2012's "piecemeal" effort to guide clinical management.
Type 2 Diabetes Reversible With Low Calorie Diet
Even patients who have had the condition for up to 10 years can reverse it by losing weight and then maintaining the weight loss.
7 Developments in Primary Care This Month
Take a quick look at recent primary care happenings that could influence how you practice.
Obese Patients Unlikely to Return to Normal Weight
New study findings are grim, suggesting that fewer than 1% of the obese who work at weight loss will have sustained success.
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