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Weight gain in young adulthood and stable obesity across adulthood are associated with increased risks for early death

Obesity in Early Adulthood Tied to Higher Risk for Early Mortality

Findings observed for both maintaining obesity and gaining weight early in adult life
For Asian patients with heart failure

Lean-Fat Individuals Have Worst Outcome in Heart Failure

Asian patients with low BMI, high WHtR have higher prevalence of diabetes, worse QoL, worse outcomes
Maternal elevated lead exposure is associated with an increased risk for intergenerational overweight or obesity

Maternal Lead Exposure Tied to Obesity Risk in Offspring

However, adequate maternal folate status appears to mitigate risk
Autism spectrum disorders appear to increase the risk for childhood obesity

Children With Autism Found to Have Higher Risk for Obesity

Obesity seen in 22 percent of children with autism spectrum disorders

Nearly 5 Million Youth Are Obese in the United States

Obesity rate has held steady in recent years
Individuals who are obese or severely obese are more likely to have chronic diarrhea

Obesity Associated With Higher Risk for Chronic Diarrhea

Relationship appears independent of dietary, lifestyle, psychological, medical comorbidities
Real-world evidence shows that rivaroxaban reduces the risk for recurrent venous thromboembolism in morbidly obese patients

Rivaroxaban Cuts Recurrent Blood Clots in Obese Patients

Patients on rivaroxaban also have lower health care resource utilization than those on warfarin
A frailty assessment as part of liver transplant evaluation may help identify transplant candidates at higher risk for death

Frailty Assessment May Aid Liver Transplant Evaluation

Frailty assessment may help identify patients at higher risk for death on the wait-list
The number of U.S. states with adult obesity rates above 35 percent reached an all-time high of nine in 2018

Nine States Now Have an Obesity Rate Above 35 Percent

Plus, statistically significant increases seen in adult obesity rates in 33 states between 2013 and 2018
For patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity

Metabolic Surgery May Reduce CV Risk in T2DM With Obesity

Reduction seen in primary end point and seven prespecified secondary outcomes, including mortality