Bariatric surgery is underutilized despite an obesity epidemic. Here, 3 patients pursue a surgical option when they can't reach their target...
.The prevalence of adult obesity was at or above 35% for seven states in 2017, which is up from five states in 2016 and no states in 2012.
Modest alcohol consumption was associated with significantly less improvement in steatosis and significantly lower odds of NASH resolution.
ROCKVILLE, MD. – Strategies still are needed to fight obesity, diabetes, smoking, and sedentary behavior.
We may need to consider expanding our risk concepts to include not only genetic and personal risk factors but also environmental factors.
Is a calorie just a calorie, regardless of whether the source is carbohydrate, protein, or fat?
Gastric bypass can undermine bone health without medical vigilance.
Evidence on surgical efficacy has accumulated.
Outcomes Research in Review
The risk may be considered acceptable in relation to the potential health benefits.