Tag: Obesity

Study examines remission of obesity-related complications in teens after bariatric surgery

Results of study, published in Obesity, further support benefits of bariatric surgery in severely obese adolescents Aurora, Colo. (Nov. 24, 2020) – Eighty to 90% of adolescents benefit from lasting weight loss following bariatric surgery, and most experience the remission of obesity-related complications such as elevated blood pressure, […]

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Early life risk factors predict higher obesity and cardiometabolic risk

Boston, MA– Early life risk factors in the first 1000 days cumulatively predict higher obesity and cardiometabolic risk in early adolescence, according to new research led by the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute. The study is the first to evaluate the combined influence of early life risk factors […]

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Non-obese Vietnamese Americans are 60% more likely to have diabetes

Study compares non-obese Vietnamese Americans with non-obese, non-Hispanic White Americans A new study has found that Vietnamese-American adults who were not obese were 60% more likely to have diabetes than non-obese, non-Hispanic, White Americans, after accounting for age, sex, sociodemographic factors, smoking history and exercise level. Overall, only […]

#EASD2020 Genomic adaptations to a rice-based diet mitigate the risk of obesity and diabetes

The traditional rice-based diet of some east-Asian population has brought to a number of genomic adaptations that may contribute to mitigating the spread of diabetes and obesity. An international study led by the University of Bologna and published in the journal Evolutionary Applications has recently suggested this interesting hypothesis. Researchers […]

A novel approach to childhood obesity prevention

  New Rochelle, NY, September 16, 2020—A novel taxonomic approach to obesity prevention using existing U.S. obesity prevention studies is highlighted in a special supplement of the peer-reviewed journal Childhood Obesity. The studies demonstrate an approach to breaking down and reaggregating study specifics to enable a determination of which […]

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