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Sharp Increase in BMI Rates Noted for Children During Pandemic

Approximate doubling in rate of BMI increase seen between prepandemic and pandemic periods; higher increases reported for those with overweight, obesity

Rates of Obesity, Weight Gain Up for Transmasculine Individuals

Prevalence of obesity and weight gain higher after hormone therapy for transmasculine versus transfeminine individuals

Maternal Obesity May Up CRC Risk in Adult Offspring

Authors say this association may be contributing to increasing incidence rates of colorectal cancer in younger adults

Prevalence of Obesity, Overweight High in Coronary Heart Disease

Overall, 19.5 percent of obese patients lost ≥5 percent of weight by six to 24 months after a CHD-related hospitalization

Obesity With Cardiometabolic Abnormalities Tied to Cognitive Decline

Poorer cognitive trajectories seen for Hispanics/Latinos with central obesity in presence of cardiometabolic abnormalities

Exercise, Moderate Caloric Restriction Improves Aortic Stiffness in Obese Older Adults

Improvements in proximal aortic stiffness greater with combo of exercise, moderate CR versus exercise alone or with intensive CR

Maternal Obesity May Up Risk for Future Liver Disease in Offspring

Maternal obesity in early pregnancy linked to increased risk for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in the child by age 25 years

Digital Self-Monitoring Effective for Weight Loss, Healthy Lifestyle

Finding significantly associated with tailored advice among adults with obesity, overweight

Lower BMI Cutoff Tied to Endometrial Cancer in Chinese Women

Lower obesity threshold of BMI ≥25 kg/m2 tied to increased risk of endometrial cancer in Asian women presenting with postmenopausal bleeding

Few Clinicians Talk About Bariatric Surgery With Obese Patients

But having this discussion is associated with more weight loss and higher odds of bariatric surgery