Explore the latest in overweight and obesity, including their epidemiology, etiology, prevention, and medical and surgical management.
This study defines contemporary trends in use of metabolic and bariatric surgery among US children and adolescents with severe obesity.
This study assesses whether triponderal mass index vs body mass index in youths is more useful in determining obesity-related outcomes in adulthood.
This cohort study investigates the association between obesogenic home environment and heritability of body mass index among children.
This study of a case series of 4 patients investigates the safety and efficacy of deep brain stimulation for obesity associated with Prader-Willi syndrome.
This survey study identifies patient self-reported preferences for risks, benefits, and other attributes of treatment options available to individuals who are candidates for bariatric surgery.
This cohort study uses data from the Growing Up in Singapore Toward Healthy Outcomes study to investigate the association between elective and emergency cesarean delivery and early childhood overweight at 12 months.
This systematic review and meta-analysis evaluates evidence from mendelian randomization studies to provide a less biased estimate of any association between obesity and cardiometabolic outcomes, specifically coronary artery disease, stroke, or type 2 diabetes, among nearly 1 million participants.
This cohort study investigates the association between maximum body mass index (BMI) and all-cause mortality for the original and offspring cohorts of the Framingham Heart Study without the consequences of reverse causality.
This cohort study assesses a veteran population with and without posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to determine if obesity can account for the increased risk of incident type 2 diabetes in patients with PTSD.
This Viewpoint describes the harms of weight stigma and advocates for use of respectful language in the medical community and literature for youths with obesity.
This study examines the effectiveness and cost of gastrografin upper gastrointestinal imaging test performed on patients after a laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy.
This randomized clinical trial evaluates the effect of an intervention that aims to prevent young child overweight and obesity and to improve health in the US-Affiliated Pacific region via the Children’s Healthy Living Program.
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