Clinical Edge

Summaries of Must-Read Clinical Literature, Guidelines, and FDA Actions

Must Reads In Obesity

Obesity for March/April 2016

Income Level & Life Expectancy in the US, JAMA; ePub 2016 Apr 10; Chetty, Stepner, et al

BMI in Adolescence & CV Death in Adulthood, N Engl J Med; ePub 2016 Apr 13; Twig, Yaniv, et al

Diet & Fracture Risk in Postmenopausal Women, JAMA Intern Med; ePub 2016 Mar 28; Haring, et al

Body Fat Percentage, BMI, and All-Cause Mortality, Ann Intern Med; ePub 2016 Mar 8; Padwal, Leslie, et al

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Obesity for January/February 2016

Normal-Weight Central Obesity & Mortality Risk, Evaluating older adults with CAD

Mediterranean Diet & Breast Cancer, Association with reduced invasive BC risk

Beverage Intake & Visceral Adipose Tissue Change, Sugar-sweetened beverages vs diet soda

New Dietary Guidelines for Americans, DHHS/USDA guidelines target chronic diseases

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Obesity for November/December 2015

Normal-Weight Central Obesity & Mortality, How it compares to BMI-defined obesity

Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Obesity, Identifying men at increased mortality risk

Coffee Consumption and Risk of Mortality, How many cups are too many?

Walnut Ingestion and Diet Quality, Effects on body composition, cardiac risk studied

Weight Loss after Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents, Study also examines health status 3 years later

More must reads

Obesity for September/October 2015

Vitamin D Deficiency in Postmenopausal Women, Does cholecalciferol therapy help?

Calcium Intake and Bone Mineral Density, Dietary sources vs supplements

Bariatric Surgery vs Medical Treatment, Which is more effective for patients with T2D?

Omega-3s Offer No Benefit for Cognitive Decline, Study refutes other research on topic

PA and Cognitive Outcomes in Older Adults, Physical activity vs. health education

More must reads

Obesity for July/August 2015

Obesity Treatment in Primary Care, Evidence-based guideline aims to maximize outcomes

Spicy Foods and Mortality, Population-based study examines links

Obesity and Hormonal Contraceptives, Is there increased risk of unintended pregnancy?

FDA Approval of Intragastric Balloon System, Device assists adults with weight management

FDA Approval for Balloon Device, Non-surgical device treats obesity

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