To test the association of weight status with mortality in adults with diabetes, Carnethon and colleagues performed a pooled analysis of 5 longitudinal cohort studies. They compared participants who were normal weight and overweight or obese at the time of incident diabetes. In an 9776, Flores and Castillo-Florez discuss the challenges regarding diabetes and weight status.
In a cross-sectional analysis of serum lipid concentrations among 16 116 youths aged 6 to 19 years who participated in NHANES, Kit and coauthors examine trends in lipid concentrations from 1988-1994 through 2007-2010.
Prosser and coauthors estimated the number of cases of HIV in persons born outside the United States from 2007-2010. In an accompanying 8670, Dr Katz discussed how immigration of persons to the United States from different parts of the world brings health challenges.
Mr T, a 60-year-old man, has obesity, diabetes mellitus, and increased serum transaminase levels. Afdhal discusses evidence-based management of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, including differentiation between simple steatosis and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.