Tag: overweight

1. Adolescents with atypical anorexia nervosa (restrictive eating disorder but patients are normal weight) were more likely to have been overweight/obese, to have lost more weight, and to have lost weight over a more extended period of time when compared to adolescents with full anorexia nervosa. 2. Despite their different...
1. Of children exposed to antibiotics within the first 6 months of life, there was no significant difference in childhood weight gain when compared to those not exposed to antibiotics. 2. Among 92 twins, the 46 children who received antibiotics within 6 months of life did not experience a significant...
1. From this prospective cohort study, patients that were metabolically healthy and overweight or obese were associated with increased risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD) when compared to normal-weight participants. 2. Greater differences in CKD risk were observed in patients aged 40 years or older. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown:...
1. Children of mothers who gained an excessive amount of weight during pregnancy, as well as those of mothers who gained a high amount of weight in the years following their pregnancy, had a greater risk of being overweight in childhood than children whose mothers gained either an inadequate...
1. Most overweight and obese patients had not received weight reduction interventions according to primary care electronic records. 2. The most common weight reduction intervention in the primary care setting for overweight and obese patients was lifestyle advising, compared to prescription anti-obesity drugs for morbidly obese patients. Evidence Rating Level:...
1. A 12-month weight loss intervention that treated overweight children and their parents concurrently produced greater initial and sustained decreases in the BMI of both parties, as compared to interventions that focused solely on the child.   2. Following completion of the intervention, parents and children in the Intervention group...
Image: PD  1. Metabolically healthy obese individuals are at increased risk for death and CV events over the long term compared with their normal-weight counterparts. 2. All metabolically unhealthy individuals, regardless of BMI, had increased risk for events compared with metabolically healthy normal-weight individuals. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Obesity (BMI...
Image: PD 1. A prediction algorithm was effective in helping researchers identify infants at-risk for becoming overweight at three years of age.  2. Observed risk values significantly correlated with algorithm calculated risk scores—suggesting strength within the model.  Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)  Study Rundown: Research shows that obesity has a measurable impact on...
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. Duration of primary attention to TV was associated with increased body mass index (BMI).  2. Duration of screen use of TV, video games, and computers did not have a significant association with BMI.  Study Rundown: With both adolescent obesity and rates of media use on the rise, researchers aimed...