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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.

Benefits of Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents Endure Beyond a Decade, Study Shows

September 20, 2022

An analysis of nearly 15 years of follow-up data from 97 patients who underwent bariatric surgery during adolescence provides insight into the benefits of surgery on weight loss and comorbidities among those with severe obesity.

Gastrectomy Has More Favorable Long-Term Safety Outcomes Profile for Black, Hispanic Patients with Obesity

August 31, 2022

A new study suggests there is little difference in weight loss and diabetes outcomes for Black and Hispanic patients undergoing RYGB vs sleeve gastrectomy, but significant differences were observed for safety outcomes with sleeve gastrectomy vs RYGB.

Endocrine Month in Review: August 2022

August 27, 2022

Our endocrinology month in review spotlights the most popular content from the past month. Our top content from August 2022 includes a trial examining time-restricted eating, a pair of FDA decisions, coverage of ADCES 22, and more!

GSA Releases New Toolkit for Obesity Management in Older Adults

August 18, 2022

On August 16, the Gerontological Society of America released a 63-page provider toolkit aimed at providing clinicians managing older patients with obesity with necessary tools and resources to improve the recognition and treatment of obesity in this patient population.