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Binge Eating Disorder: What You Need to Know
Binge eating disorder (BED) is the most common eating disorder in the United States. Lifetime prevalence in adult women is approximately 3.5% and in adult men, 2.0%. Prevalence among adolescents is an estimated 1.6 %.
Brain Insulin Resistance Linked to Overeating, Altered Homeostatic Setpoint
A new study found that in obese college students with significant visceral fat, specific brain regions became insulin-resistant.
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.
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