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Colchicine is safe and effective at improving obesity-associated inflammatory measures among adults with obesity and metabolic syndrome without diabetes

Colchicine May Improve Obesity-Induced Inflammation

Pilot study did not show better insulin sensitivity but showed trend toward metabolic improvements
People with obesity are not only commonly stigmatized

People With Obesity Are Blatantly Dehumanized

Dehumanization predictive of support for policies that discriminate against people with obesity
Liquid meal replacements in weight loss diets lead to modest reductions in cardiometabolic risk factors for overweight and obese patients with type 2 diabetes

Liquid Meal Replacements Cut Cardiometabolic Risk Factors

Effects observed in overweight/obese patients with T2DM; certainty of evidence low to moderate
Overweight and obesity in adolescence is associated with an increased risk for developing renal cell carcinoma later in life

Extra Weight in Adolescence Tied to Later Risk for Renal Cancer

Among Swedish men, overweight or obesity during adolescence tied to higher risk for renal cell carcinoma
For overweight adults with depression

Studies Look at Ways to Reduce Depressive Episodes in Obese

Integrated intervention associated with decline in body mass index, depressive symptoms
A breakfast-in-the-classroom initiative increases participation in the federal School Breakfast Program but has an unintended consequence of increasing the incidence and prevalence of obesity

Classroom Initiative Ups Participation in School Breakfast

But program has unintended consequence of increasing incidence, prevalence of obesity
For children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia

Obesity Linked to Adverse Events in Children With Leukemia

Obesity ups risk for treatment-requiring hypertension, insulin-requiring hyperglycemia
Among men

Low Fitness, Obesity Linked to Later Disability Pension

Being moderately or highly fit as teen linked to lower risk for later receipt of disability pension in men
Most Americans are concerned about their weight and understand the connection between weight and cardiovascular health

Most Americans Concerned About Weight, Link to Heart Health

But many do not stick with weight-loss plans or talk with doctors about losing weight
The incidence of some obesity-related cancers is increasing in younger generations

Some Obesity-Related Cancers Increasing in Younger Adults

Incidence up for six of 12 obesity-related cancers; steeper increase in successively younger generations