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Obesity in adolescence significantly increases the risk for incidence of type 2 diabetes in early adulthood in both sexes

Weight in Adolescence Tied to Early-Onset Type 2 Diabetes

Higher risk for type 2 diabetes during young adult years tied to body mass index during adolescence
Patients with COVID-19 with a body mass index >30 kg/m² have increased odds of developing pulmonary embolism

Odds of Pulmonary Embolism Up for Obese COVID-19 Patients

Odds of developing PE lower for COVID-19 patients taking statin therapy prior to admission
Obesity is associated with a significantly increased risk for progression to severe COVID-19

Obesity Tied to Increased Risk for Progression to Severe COVID-19

Authors urge close monitoring, prompt treatment for obese patients with COVID-19
Large thigh circumference is associated with a lower risk for hypertension in overweight and obese individuals

Thigh Circumference Tied to Hypertension Risk

Larger thighs tied to lower risk for hypertension in overweight, obese Chinese population
The presence of obesity

Teen Obesity, T2DM, HTN May Lead to Early Vascular Aging

Obesity, type 2 diabetes, elevated SBP accelerate progression of risk factors for vascular aging
The most common comorbidities among patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in the New York City area are hypertension

HTN, Obesity, Diabetes Common in U.S. COVID-19 Patients

Twenty-one percent of hospitalized patients died; 88.1 percent requiring mechanical ventilation died
There is a high frequency of obesity among patients admitted to intensive care for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2

Obesity Ups Risk for COVID-19 Severity

Disease severity increases with increasing body mass index
Obesity in children is associated with an increased risk for premature mortality in young adulthood and with an increased risk for anxiety and depression

Child Obesity Linked to Higher Mortality Risk in Young Adulthood

Second study shows increased risk for anxiety and depression among girls and boys with obesity
Women with lower ovarian reserve do not experience differences in adiposity and glucose metabolism during their reproductive life span compared with women with high ovarian reserve

Ovarian Insufficiency Not Tied to Higher Risks for Obesity, Diabetes

Study followed women with high and low ovarian reserves over a median time period of 16 years
Having normal body weight is crucial in the prevention of type 2 diabetes

Regardless of Genetics, Obesity Ups Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Obesity increases the risk for developing type 2 diabetes sixfold, regardless of genetic predisposition