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Gestational diabetes mellitus: I've delivered, now what?

Less than 50% of women with GDM have glucose testing after delivery.

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Central obesity outweighs BMI for predicting all-cause mortality

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Scoring system predicts weight loss after gastric bypass

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When commuting, cycling beats walking for health benefits

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  • Clinical Essentials from Diabetes Obes Metab
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T2DM: how does weight loss affect glycemic control?

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  • Clinical Essentials from Circulation
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Is obesity+HFpEF a distinct HF subtype?

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  • Clinical Essentials from Pediatrics
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Are overweight children more likely to get liver disease?

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  • Clinical Essentials from Obes Res Clin Pract
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Abdominal fat linked to low bone density

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What is preventing enrollment in diabetes prevention programs?

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Cancer hype gives false hope to patients, families

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Chicago trauma physicians, nurses cope with compassion fatigue

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Female physicians make 27% less than men

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Practices should maintain policy on abusive behavior by physicians

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Why does my heart race when I drink?

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Is saturated fat that bad?

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Thromb Haemost
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Low body weight may underlie differential DOAC trial outcomes

Thrombotic risk related to BMI category regardless of dose may be an explanatory factor.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand
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Exercise during pregnancy beats being sedentary for reducing gestational hypertension risk

30-60 min 2-7 times a week also linked to reduced cesarean rate.

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  • Clinical Essentials from PLoS One
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Obesity tied to depression, but only in metabolically unhealthy

There are few prospective studies looking at depression risk in metabolically healthy obese individuals.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Pediatr Cardiol
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Lone pediatric Afib: what are the risk factors?

Because of its low prevalence, little is known about lone Afib in children.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Nutr Res
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Low vitamin D associated with higher systolic BP in children with higher BMI

Pattern of low vitamin D, high BP reflects that of adults.

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  • Clinical Essentials from J Am Coll Cardiol
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Exercise training in your HF+Afib patients: benefit or not?

Afib worsens many outcomes but does not seem to cause differences in exercise response.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Medicine (Baltimore)
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Large waist size linked to poor stroke outcomes

The relationship between stroke and obesity is controversial, potentially due to use of BMI in prior studies.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Hypertension
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Link between young age at first childbirth and hypertension confirmed again

Study in postmenopausal women finds that BMI mediates the connection.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Obesity (Silver Spring)
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New approach shows promise for treating obesity in African Americans

Patients achieve higher rates of clinically significant weight loss at 12 mo.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Diabetes Obes Metab
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Dapagliflozin, exenatide combo reduces BP, weight in nondiabetic obese adults

1-y study also shows reduced glycemia in this population.

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Sustained weight loss and improved health trajectories with bariatric surgery in adolescent
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Sustained weight loss and improved health trajectories with bariatric surgery in adolescent

The follow-up of Adolescent Bariatric Surgery at 5 plus years (FABS-5+) study

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  • Clinical Essentials from Urol Oncol
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Renal cancer: does obesity protect against aggressive disease?

Obesity is a well-established risk factor for RCC, but its impact on mortality remains controversial.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Obes Surg
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Most patients make lifestyle changes after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy

Adherence helps lipid, glucose, and micronutrient levels.

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  • Clinical Essentials from Eur J Heart Fail
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More obesity paradox: abdominal obesity linked to better eplerenone outcomes in HFrEF

Eplerenone improves outcomes for all patients, but especially those with abdominal obesity.

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