Tag: obese

Use of accelerometer/pedometer-only and commercial health wearable-only were the most effective at reducing body weight in comparison with the other groups. Multicomponent accelerometer/pedometer and commercial health wearable-only interventions were the most effective at reducing body mass index in comparison to the other groups. Evidence Rating Level: 1...
1. Use of accelerometer/pedometer-only and commercial health wearable-only were the most effective at reducing body weight in comparison with the other groups. 2. Multicomponent accelerometer/pedometer and commercial health wearable-only interventions were the most effective at reducing body mass index in comparison to the other groups. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Being overweight...
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1. The prevalence of infants with high weight-for-length ratios increased from 13.4% in 2000 to 14.5% in 2004, remained constant from 2004 to 2010, and decreased to 12.3% in 2014 2. Significant differences were found across race-ethnicity groups, with higher incidences of high weight-for-length ratios in American Indian and Hispanic...
1. Boys and older children were shown to consume more total calories as well as total calories from sweet foods after they had reached satiety. 2. Children who consumed more calories and were upset when their desserts were taken away at 27 months were more likely to have higher BMIs...
Image: PD 1. Patients aged 20-39 years with heart failure were more likely to be African American and obese than heart failure patients in older cohorts.  2. All young patients were less likely to show signs of peripheral edema, rales, and less likely to report dyspnea.  3. The most common etiology of...
Image: PD 1.     Weight loss and glycemic control are improved in the short term to a greater extent in nonmorbidly obese diabetic patients who have undergone bariatric surgery relative to nonsurgical intervention. 2.     Gastric bypass was more effective than gastric banding for weight loss and glycemic control. 3.     Since the literature does...
Image: PD 1. In mild to moderately obese patients, gastric bypass surgery plus intensive lifestyle modifications demonstrates better cardio-metabolic risk factor reduction than lifestyle modification alone in one year. 2. Patients in the gastric bypass group took fewer medications in comparison to patients in the lifestyle-medical management group. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study...
Image: PD 1. Among obese women, gestational weight gain was associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes, including need for cesarean delivery and large for gestational age infants.  2. Gestational weight loss was associated with the lowest average probability of adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)  Study Rundown: This study found...