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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
Maternal obesity and overweight are associated with an increased risk for type 2 diabetes in offspring

T2DM Risk in Offspring Up With Maternal Overweight, Obesity

Offspring of women who are overweight or obese during pregnancy have higher risk for type 2 diabetes
Specific fat deposits

Location of Body Fat Linked to Advanced, Fatal Prostate Cancer

Risk for advanced, fatal disease also increased in association with body mass index, waist circumference
Pregnancy hyperglycemia at levels below the threshold for gestational diabetes mellitus and maternal obesity are associated with childhood obesity

Hyperglycemia in Pregnancy May Up Risk for Obesity in Offspring

Children of obese women with gestational diabetes have increased risk for childhood obesity
While oncology providers are aware of the link between obesity and cancer

Few Oncologists Refer Patients to Weight Management Programs

Providers need more support to refer patients to weight management, physical activity programs
For youth with or at risk for overweight

Weight-Based Teasing Linked to Gain in BMI, Fat Mass for Youth

Teasing in youth with or at risk for overweight associated with greater gain in BMI and fat mass
Increased body mass index in adolescence is associated with an increased risk for cardiomyopathy in adulthood among men

Higher BMI in Male Teens Tied to Cardiomyopathy in Adulthood

Risk increased even at BMI considered normal; more than eightfold greater risk seen for BMI ≥35 kg/m²
Weight management medications are underutilized among veterans

Meds for Weight Management Underutilized Among Veterans

Only 1 percent of veterans enrolled in weight management programs receive medications
Changes to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women

2009 WIC Food Package Change Tied to Reduced Obesity Risk

Children with full dose of new food package had healthier growth trajectory, lower obesity risk at age 4
Abdominoplasty is safe and effective in obese patients

No Increase in Complications Seen With Abdominoplasty in Obese

Rates of perioperative complications no higher in obese than nonobese patients