Tag: obesity

1. In this randomized clinical trial, patients who received bariatric surgery were nearly 7 times more likely to achieve at least 30% reduction in the total number of hypertensive medications and nearly 20 times more likely to achieve blood pressure control without medications compared to those who did not...
1. When compared with overweight and non-severe obesity among adolescents, severe obesity was associated with higher rates of eating when bored, decreased participation in sports and activities, and higher levels of stress. 2. Median hs-CRP, as well as prevalence of asthma, depression, and obstructive sleep apnea were elevated among adolescents...
Risk of Hospitalization with Hemorrhage Among Older Adults Taking Clarithromycin vs Azithromycin and Direct Oral Anticoagulants 1. Co-prescription of clarithromycin and direct oral anticoagulants was associated with a higher rate of 30-day hospitalization with hemorrhage when compared with co-prescription of azithromycin. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) In recent years, direct oral anticoagulants...
1. Children with obesity were at greater risk of mortality in early adulthood than a population-based comparison group, suggesting that risks begin earlier than later adulthood. 2. Deaths due to suicide and self-injury are also common in this group, warranting clinical consideration at a primary care level. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) The impacts...
1. Children with obesity were at greater risk of mortality in early adulthood than a population-based comparison group, suggesting that risks begin earlier than later adulthood. 2. Deaths due to suicide and self-injury are also common in this group, warranting clinical consideration at a primary care level. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) The impacts...
1. The combination of liraglutide and lifestyle therapy was shown to significantly reduce body mass index (BMI) standard-deviation score compared to the placebo group. 2. The use of liraglutide as adjuvant therapy was shown to cause a higher frequency of gastrointestinal adverse events. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Obesity is a chronic...
1. The combination of liraglutide and lifestyle therapy was shown to significantly reduce body mass index (BMI) standard-deviation score compared to the placebo group. 2. The use of liraglutide as adjuvant therapy was shown to cause a higher frequency of gastrointestinal adverse events. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: Obesity is...
1. Smoking cessation without weight gain in patients with type 2 diabetes was associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause and cause-specific mortality. 2. Weight gain after smoking cessation lessened the reduction in risk of experiencing cardiovascular events, emphasizing the importance of bodyweight control after cessation. Evidence Rating:...
1. Adolescent obesity was significantly associated with cancer incidence in young and mid adulthood, and could be an important intervention target for early cancer prevention Evidence Rating: 2 (Good) Despite obesity being an established causal factor for at least 12 types of cancer, the relationship between youth obesity and cancers have...
1. Children aged 2 to 6 years with actigraphy scores indicating short sleep duration or late sleep onset exhibited greater increases in body mass index (BMI) z-score. Late sleep was also associated with greater increases in waist circumference. 2. There was a combined effect between high family obesity risk and...