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Colon Cancer Diagnosed Earlier Under Medicaid Expansion

Colorectal Cancer Risk From Obesity Varies by Sex

Authors say more nuanced approach needed to understand link between body weight and risk for colorectal cancer

Appetite-Regulating Hormones Lower After Sucrose Versus Glucose

Increases in glucose, insulin, GLP-1, PYY less robust with sucrose versus glucose ingestion; increases in glucose, PYY smaller in obese adults

Obesity Duration Tied to Higher Cardiometabolic Disease Risk

Association was strongest for glycated hemoglobin

Over Half of Obese Patients Have Diabetes Remission After RYGB

Remission rates greater in younger participants and those with short diabetes duration, higher HOMA percentage B

Obesity Impacts Breast Cancer Survival

Obesity Increases Hip Fracture Risk Before Age 70 in Postmenopausal Women

Obese women have higher risk for hip fracture-related mortality; on average, they have higher bone density than normal-weight, but significantly faster bone loss

FDA Approves Drug for PET Imaging of Prostate Cancer

Obesity Adds to Racial Disparity in Early Breast Cancer

Considerable differences in obesity, comorbidities -- but not treatment -- seen between Black and White women

AHA: Obese Patients More Likely to Be Hospitalized for COVID-19

Teens Benefit From Bariatric Surgery, Regardless of Weight Loss

Obesity-related complications decline whether or not major weight loss is sustained

Teens Increasingly Worried About Their Weight

Admission for SARS-CoV-2 Down With Prior Metabolic Surgery

Obese patients with COVID-19 who had prior metabolic surgery and subsequent weight loss have reduced rates of hospital admission

Green Mediterranean Diet May Be Even Healthier

Decrease in waist circumference greater than with traditional Mediterranean diet or healthy dietary guidance

2016 to 2019 Saw Increase in Prepregnancy Obesity in U.S.

Increase seen across women of all ages, Hispanic origin groups, educational levels