Weight Management


Joshua Denson, MD: Impact of Metabolic Syndrome in COVID-19 Patients

September 02, 2020

A podcast featuring the lead investigator of a recent study examining impact of metabolic syndrome on COVID-19 outcomes in a pair of New Orleans-based hospitals.

Long-Acting GLP-1 RAs More Effective than Short-Acting for Diabetes Management

August 28, 2020

A meta-analysis examines the differences in HbA1c management, weight loss, and other factors associated with long- versus short-acting GLP-1 receptor agonists.

Impact of Metabolic Syndrome on COVID-19 Outcomes in Black Patients

August 26, 2020

New data from a pair of New Orleans-based hospitals suggests metabolic syndrome in Black patients with COVID-19 was associated with increased mortality.

Anorexia During Adolescence Linked to Stunted Growth in Females

August 20, 2020

An analysis of female adolescents admitted for anorexia nervosa found the condition could be linked to stunted growth.

Weight Loss, Not Surgery, Responsible for Metabolic Benefits Following Gastric Bypass

August 20, 2020

A study comparing 22 patients is offering a detailed overview of the effects of weight loss as a result of gastric bypass surgery and diet alone in obese patients.

Weight Loss in Early Adulthood Slashes Mortality Risk in Obese Patients

August 18, 2020

An analysis of NHANES data suggests those who lost weight between early adulthood and midlife could have drastically reduced their risk of mortality.

Smoking Linked to Increases in Adipose Tissue, Despite Lower BMIs

July 31, 2020

Analysis of CARDIA data indicates smoking was linked to greater volumes of adipose tissue and lower muscle quality, despite having a lower BMI.

Impact of Bariatric Surgery on Risk of Mortality, Diabetes, and Other Conditions

July 30, 2020

A nationwide assessment of data published between 2000-2020 related to outcomes following bariatric surgery is revealing more about its benefits on mortality and incidence of obesity-related disease.

Time-Restricted Diets Effective for Losing Weight, Study Finds

July 22, 2020

New study finds 2 different time-restricted feeding approaches were effective for losing weight among obese patients.

Infant's First Stool Could Inform Risk of Obesity Later in Life

July 09, 2020

The microbiome of an infant's first stool can help predict their risk of being overweight later in life, according to a recent study.