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From 2000 to 2016

Burden of Obesity-Associated Cancers Shifted to Younger Age Groups

Large study shows particular increase in the 50- to 64-year-old age group from 2000 to 2016
General and abdominal adiposity are associated with mortality in a population of Mexican adults

General, Abdominal Adiposity Linked to Mortality in Mexicans

Waist circumference strongly linked to mortality even after adjustment for BMI, hip circumference
In an official American Thoracic Society clinical practice guideline

Recommendations Developed for Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome

Interventions producing sustained weight loss of 25 to 30 percent of body weight recommended
Exposure to bisphenol A substitute chemicals

BPA Substitute Chemicals Linked to Obesity in Children

Urinary BPS concentrations tied to increased prevalence of general, abdominal obesity
Daily self-weighing uptake is considerable among minority subgroups with type 2 diabetes and is associated with year 1 weight loss among African-Americans

Weight Loss Experiences Differ for Minority Groups With T2DM

Individual session attendance more strongly tied to weight loss in Hispanics, African-Americans
Adiposity in early old age is associated with reduced gray matter later in life

Adiposity in Early Old Age Tied to MRI Signs of Brain Aging Later

Higher BMI, larger waist circumference in one's 60s significantly associated with cortical thinning
Obesity seems to be associated with increased odds of pediatric multiple sclerosis

Obesity Linked to Increased Risk for Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis

Obese patients have significantly more relapses on first-line treatment with IFN beta, glatiramer acetate
Environment most likely remains the main contributor to the obesity epidemic in Norway

Environment May Be Main Factor in Norway’s Obesity Epidemic

Rise in obesity since 1960s seen in both genetically predisposed, nonpredisposed people
A set of competencies has been developed for medical education program directors on caring for patients with obesity

Set of Competencies for Obesity Developed for Medical Educators

A second report provides proposed standard of care for people with obesity
From 2010 to 2016

Obesity Prevalence Down in Young Children Enrolled in WIC

Prevalence decreased from 2010 to 2016 for children aged 2 through 4 enrolled in WIC