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.

Endocrine Month in Review: December 2021

December 25, 2021

Each month, our editorial staff compiles a month in review highlighting the most popular content from the past month. December's month in review features new guidelines, stories on the effect of delayed visits, and more.

JAMA Review Details Current Evidence Base Surrounding Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss

December 17, 2021

An umbrella review of meta-analyses of RCTs examining intermittent fasting for weight loss provide a comprehensive overview of the effects of the approach on various health outcome measures in patients with overweight or obesity.

Bariatric Surgery Associated with Lower Cancer Risk in Obesity and Diabetes

December 08, 2021

Analysis of data from the SOS study indicates bariatric surgery was associated with a 37% reduction in incident cancer among individuals with obesity and diabetes versus conventional obesity treatments, with those achieving diabetes remission experiencing a 60% reduction in risk.

Bariatric Surgery Dramatically Lowers Liver, Cardiovascular Risk in Patients with NASH

November 23, 2021

Undergoing bariatric surgery was associated with reductions in risk of adverse liver outcomes and MACE versus nonsurgical management among patients with obesity and biopsy-proven nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in the SPLENDOR study.