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For patients with diabetes mellitus and obesity

UEG: Pancreatic CA Down With Bariatric Sx for Obese With DM

Prevalence of pancreatic cancer higher in patients with predisposing diabetes and obesity without BS
Adult obesity is increasing

CDC: Adult Obesity Increasing, Tied to Worse COVID-19 Outcomes

Racial and ethnic disparities in obesity reported, with highest prevalence for non-Hispanic Blacks and Hispanics
Severe obesity in organ donors is not associated with adverse heart transplant outcomes

Severely Obese Heart Donors Not Tied to Adverse Transplant Outcomes

Short-term outcomes for recipients similar for heart transplants from donors with, without severe obesity
Obesity in pregnant women may impact the development of their offspring's brains

Maternal Obesity May Alter Fetal Brain Development

Effects localized in prefrontal cortex and anterior insula, regions with known obesity-related deficits
For an underserved primary care population

High-Intensity Lifestyle Treatment Beneficial for Obesity in Underserved

Significantly greater percent weight loss in intensive-lifestyle group for mainly low-income population
The combined estimated multiple sclerosis population-attributable fractions for smoking and childhood and adolescent high body mass index vary from 11 to 14 percent in conservative estimates

Smoking, High Early-Life BMI Projected to Add to MS Burden

Authors estimate the contribution of smoking, high child BMI as risk factors for MS in 2015, 2025, 2035
An intensive lifestyle intervention may reduce the incidence of obesity-related mortality among individuals with overweight or obesity and type 2 diabetes

Weight Loss May Lower Obesity-Related Cancer Risk in T2DM

Statistically nonsignificant reduction in incidence rate of obesity-related cancers seen in Look AHEAD trial
Type 2 diabetes may negatively impact bone density around the age of peak bone mass

Type 2 Diabetes May Negatively Impact Bone Density in Youth

Findings seen in adolescents and young adults with T2DM regardless of body weight
A new

Remote Weight-Loss Program Optimized to Cut Costs, Maximize Results

New method yielded best results, lower costs for overweight adults assigned to weight-loss programs
Obesity is associated with an increased risk for intubation or death among hospitalized adults with COVID-19

Obesity Ups Risk for Intubation, Death With COVID-19 in Adults <65

Risk highest for those with class 3 obesity; link mainly seen in adults younger than 65 years of age