Letters from Maine
As effective obesity drugs become more available and remain safe, it is likely that willpower will no longer dominate the populous psyche.
“The word is so stigmatized, with so much misunderstanding and misperception, some might say the only solution is to change the name.”
From the Journals
“After a detailed diagnosis, CGM devices can be a helpful tool to assess dietary patterns and make modifications that could reduce the severity of...
Body composition and cardiorespiratory fitness improved with a combination of aerobic and resistance exercise.
Melanotide is being tested with respect to other mutations responsible for severe obesity, raising hopes that it will soon be indicated for use in...
The long-term effects of these new agents on children and teens are poorly understood, and both medication and surgery are associated with...
Weight-based discrimination in the United States has increased by an estimated 66% over the past decade, putting it on par with the prevalence of...
The drugs offer new hope to millions with obesity complications. But to truly turn the tide on our 42% obesity rate, much more work remains to be...
Livin' on the MDedge
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Metabolic and bariatric surgeries have been on the rise among youths aged 10-19 since 2016.
Eating disorders are among the most life-threatening mental disorders.