Changes in obesity and BMI among children and adolescents with selected chronic conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic
CONCLUSIONS: The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the obesity epidemic and widened disparities among children with selected chronic conditions. These findings highlight the importance of continuing efforts to specifically help high-risk populations who are experiencing weight gain from the pandemic.PMID:36041888 | DOI:10.1002/oby.23532 (Source: Obesity)
Source: Obesity - August 30, 2022 Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Sheryl L Rifas-Shiman Izzuddin M Aris Charles Bailey Matthew F Daley William J Heerman David M Janicke Pi-I Debby Lin Joshua Petimar Jason P Block Source Type: research

An interim analysis of a gestational weight gain intervention in military personnel and other TRICARE beneficiaries
CONCLUSIONS: The intervention successfully reduced excessive GWG, particularly among participants who identified as White. Should this intervention be found cost-effective, it may be sustainably integrated throughout the military prenatal care system.PMID:36041980 | DOI:10.1002/oby.23523 (Source: Obesity)
Source: Obesity - August 30, 2022 Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Rosemary Estevez Burns Marion E Hare Aline Andres Robert C Klesges Gerald Wayne Talcott Karen LeRoy Melissa A Little Ann Hyrshko-Mullen Teresa M Waters Jean R Harvey Zoran Bursac Rebecca A Krukowski Source Type: research

Insufficient sleep and obesity: cause or consequence
Obesity (Silver Spring). 2022 Aug 30. doi: 10.1002/oby.23539. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTSleep is an ancient and evolutionarily conserved biological process that, when disturbed, increases the risk for a variety of diseases in people, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, and cancer. Although results from epidemiological studies support the link between insufficient sleep and an increased risk of obesity, the directionality of this link is unknown. Results from short-term controlled clinical studies, conducted almost exclusively in people who are normal weight, demonstrate that sleep restriction in...
Source: Obesity - August 30, 2022 Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Josiane L Broussard Samuel Klein Source Type: research

Medicaid expansion and health care access for individuals with obesity in the United States
CONCLUSIONS: Medicaid expansion was associated with significant improvements in health care access among adults with obesity, but these improvements were variable across race and ethnicity.PMID:36000245 | PMC:PMC9413362 | DOI:10.1002/oby.23531 (Source: Obesity)
Source: Obesity - August 24, 2022 Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Karla N Kendrick Felippe O Marcondes Fatima Cody Stanford Kenneth J Mukamal Source Type: research

Health consequences of obesity and projected future obesity health burden in China
CONCLUSIONS: The current health burden of obesity in China is high and it will sharply increase in coming years and affect population groups differently. China needs to implement vigorous interventions for obesity prevention and treatment.PMID:36000246 | DOI:10.1002/oby.23472 (Source: Obesity)
Source: Obesity - August 24, 2022 Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Xiaomin Sun Alice Fang Yan Zumin Shi Bingtong Zhao Na Yan Ke Li Liwang Gao Hong Xue Wen Peng Lawrence J Cheskin Youfa Wang Source Type: research

Medicaid expansion and health care access for individuals with obesity in the United States
CONCLUSIONS: Medicaid expansion was associated with significant improvements in health care access among adults with obesity, but these improvements were variable across race and ethnicity.PMID:36000245 | PMC:PMC9413362 | DOI:10.1002/oby.23531 (Source: Obesity)
Source: Obesity - August 24, 2022 Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Karla N Kendrick Felippe O Marcondes Fatima Cody Stanford Kenneth J Mukamal Source Type: research

Health consequences of obesity and projected future obesity health burden in China
CONCLUSIONS: The current health burden of obesity in China is high and it will sharply increase in coming years and affect population groups differently. China needs to implement vigorous interventions for obesity prevention and treatment.PMID:36000246 | DOI:10.1002/oby.23472 (Source: Obesity)
Source: Obesity - August 24, 2022 Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Xiaomin Sun Alice Fang Yan Zumin Shi Bingtong Zhao Na Yan Ke Li Liwang Gao Hong Xue Wen Peng Lawrence J Cheskin Youfa Wang Source Type: research

Medicaid expansion and health care access for individuals with obesity in the United States
CONCLUSIONS: Medicaid expansion was associated with significant improvements in health care access among adults with obesity, but these improvements were variable across race and ethnicity.PMID:36000245 | PMC:PMC9413362 | DOI:10.1002/oby.23531 (Source: Obesity)
Source: Obesity - August 24, 2022 Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Karla N Kendrick Felippe O Marcondes Fatima Cody Stanford Kenneth J Mukamal Source Type: research

Health consequences of obesity and projected future obesity health burden in China
CONCLUSIONS: The current health burden of obesity in China is high and it will sharply increase in coming years and affect population groups differently. China needs to implement vigorous interventions for obesity prevention and treatment.PMID:36000246 | DOI:10.1002/oby.23472 (Source: Obesity)
Source: Obesity - August 24, 2022 Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Xiaomin Sun Alice Fang Yan Zumin Shi Bingtong Zhao Na Yan Ke Li Liwang Gao Hong Xue Wen Peng Lawrence J Cheskin Youfa Wang Source Type: research

Medicaid expansion and health care access for individuals with obesity in the United States
CONCLUSIONS: Medicaid expansion was associated with significant improvements in health care access among adults with obesity, but these improvements were variable across race and ethnicity.PMID:36000245 | PMC:PMC9413362 | DOI:10.1002/oby.23531 (Source: Obesity)
Source: Obesity - August 24, 2022 Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Karla N Kendrick Felippe O Marcondes Fatima Cody Stanford Kenneth J Mukamal Source Type: research

Health consequences of obesity and projected future obesity health burden in China
CONCLUSIONS: The current health burden of obesity in China is high and it will sharply increase in coming years and affect population groups differently. China needs to implement vigorous interventions for obesity prevention and treatment.PMID:36000246 | DOI:10.1002/oby.23472 (Source: Obesity)
Source: Obesity - August 24, 2022 Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Xiaomin Sun Alice Fang Yan Zumin Shi Bingtong Zhao Na Yan Ke Li Liwang Gao Hong Xue Wen Peng Lawrence J Cheskin Youfa Wang Source Type: research

Medicaid expansion and health care access for individuals with obesity in the United States
CONCLUSIONS: Medicaid expansion was associated with significant improvements in health care access among adults with obesity, but these improvements were variable across race and ethnicity.PMID:36000245 | DOI:10.1002/oby.23531 (Source: Obesity)
Source: Obesity - August 24, 2022 Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Karla N Kendrick Felippe O Marcondes Fatima Cody Stanford Kenneth J Mukamal Source Type: research

Health consequences of obesity and projected future obesity health burden in China
CONCLUSIONS: The current health burden of obesity in China is high and it will sharply increase in coming years and affect population groups differently. China needs to implement vigorous interventions for obesity prevention and treatment.PMID:36000246 | DOI:10.1002/oby.23472 (Source: Obesity)
Source: Obesity - August 24, 2022 Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Xiaomin Sun Alice Fang Yan Zumin Shi Bingtong Zhao Na Yan Ke Li Liwang Gao Hong Xue Wen Peng Lawrence J Cheskin Youfa Wang Source Type: research

Prediction of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease using anthropometry and body fat measures by sex and race/ethnicity in the United States
CONCLUSIONS: The best predictors of NAFLD, using body fat distribution measures, vary by sex but not by racial/ethnic group.PMID:35945693 | DOI:10.1002/oby.23514 (Source: Obesity)
Source: Obesity - August 10, 2022 Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Gieira S Jones Barry I Graubard Christian S Alvarez Katherine A McGlynn Source Type: research

Prediction of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease using anthropometry and body fat measures by sex and race/ethnicity in the United States
CONCLUSIONS: The best predictors of NAFLD, using body fat distribution measures, vary by sex but not by racial/ethnic group.PMID:35945693 | DOI:10.1002/oby.23514 (Source: Obesity)
Source: Obesity - August 10, 2022 Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Authors: Gieira S Jones Barry I Graubard Christian S Alvarez Katherine A McGlynn Source Type: research