Weight Management


The Endocrinology Network® Weight Management clinical resource center is the home of all content related to weight loss and obesity management. Now a full-blown epidemic, the obesity crisis is one of the most prominent and dangerous health crises in the US. This page will provide insight and perspective related to FDA approvals, the latest studies, and guideline updates related to nutrition, obesity, and weight management.

More Emphasis on Lifestyle Improvements Needed After Bariatric Surgery, Study Finds

June 29, 2022

An analysis of data from NHANES details trends in lifestyle behaviors, including healthy eating and physical activity, among patients who have undergone bariatric surgery compared to those considered eligible for surgery and those of normal weight.

Overweight, Obesity in Adolescence Could Raise Type 1 Diabetes Risk in Adulthood

June 06, 2022

Although typically associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, new research from Israel presented at ADA 2022 suggests increased BMI in adolescence was associated with an increased risk of new-onset type 1 diabetes in young adulthood.

SURMOUNT-1: Tirzepatide Provides Significant, Sustained Weight Loss in Obesity

June 04, 2022

A month and a half after topline results were announced in April, full data from SURMOUNT-1 was presented at ADA 2022 and demonstrate tirzepatide in 5 mg, 10 mg, or 15 mg doses provides superior weight loss compared to placebo therapy, with this weight loss maintained throughout the duration of the trial.

Tirzepatide: A Game-Changer Ready for Primetime?

June 03, 2022

During the opening press conference, Endocrinology Network got perspective from a trio of American Diabetes Association executives on the prospect of tirzepatide as an agent for combatting both diabetes and obesity.

Vegan Diets Can Improve HbA1c, Body Weight in Overweight or Type 2 Diabetes

May 06, 2022

Data from a study presented at the European Congress on Obesity details the effects of adherence to a vegan diet on cardiometabolic health using data obtained from randomized controlled trials assessing the effects of vegan diets as an intervention.