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Management of Adult Overweight and Obesity VA/DoD CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINE FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF ADULT OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY Department of Veterans Affairs Department of Defense QUALIFYING STATEMENTS The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense guidelines are based upon the best information available at the time of publication. They are designed to provide information and assist decision making. They are not intended to define a standard of care and should (...) and/or therapeutic interventions within these guidelines does not guarantee coverage of civilian sector care. Additional information on current TRICARE benefits may be found at www.tricare.mil or by contacting your regional TRICARE Managed Care Support Contractor. Version 3.0 – 2020VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Adult Overweight and Obesity July 2020 Page 2 of 147 Prepared by: The Management of Adult Overweight and Obesity Work Group With support from: The Office of Quality and Patient
Effect of Prophylactic Negative Pressure Wound Therapy vs Standard Wound Dressing on Surgical-Site Infection in Obese Women After Cesarean Delivery: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Obesity increases the risk of both cesarean delivery and surgical-site infection. Despite widespread use, it is unclear whether prophylactic negative pressure wound therapy reduces surgical-site infection after cesarean delivery in obese women.To evaluate whether prophylactic negative pressure wound therapy, initiated (...) immediately after cesarean delivery, lowers the risk of surgical-site infections compared with standard wound dressing in obese women.Multicenter randomized trial conducted from February 8, 2017, through November 13, 2019, at 4 academic and 2 community hospitals across the United States. Obese women undergoing planned or unplanned cesarean delivery were eligible. The study was terminated after 1624 of 2850 participants were recruited when a planned interim analysis showed increased adverse events
Taxation of the fat content of foods for reducing their consumption and preventing obesity or other adverse health outcomes. Overweight and obesity are increasing worldwide and are considered to be a major public health issue of the 21st century. Introducing taxation of the fat content in foods is considered a potentially powerful policy tool to reduce consumption of foods high in fat or saturated fat, or both.To assess the effects of taxation of the fat content in food on consumption of total (...) fat and saturated fat, energy intake, overweight, obesity, and other adverse health outcomes in the general population.We searched CENTRAL, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, MEDLINE, Embase, and 15 other databases and trial registers on 12 September 2019. We handsearched the reference lists of all records of included studies, searched websites of international organizations and institutions (14 October 2019), and contacted review advisory group members to identify planned, ongoing
Text messaging and financial incentives to encourage weight loss in men with obesity: the Game of Stones feasibility RCT Text messaging and financial incentives to encourage weight loss in men with obesity: the Game of Stones feasibility RCT Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from the navigation or try a website search above
Obesity, weight management and people with learning disabilities Obesity, weight management and people with learning disabilities - GOV.UK Tell us whether you accept cookies We use about how you use GOV.UK. We use this information to make the website work as well as possible and improve government services. Accept all cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search Guidance and support Guidance Obesity, weight management and people with learning disabilities Guidance
Three-Year Outcomes of Bariatric Surgery in Patients With Obesity and Hypertension : A Randomized Clinical Trial. Midterm effects of bariatric surgery on patients with obesity and hypertension remain uncertain.To determine the 3-year effects of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) on blood pressure (BP) compared with medical therapy (MT) alone.Randomized clinical trial. (ClinicalTrials.gov: NCT01784848).Investigator-initiated study at Heart Hospital (HCor), São Paulo, Brazil.Patients
Obesity and Mortality Among Patients Diagnosed With COVID-19: Results From an Integrated Health Care Organization. Obesity, race/ethnicity, and other correlated characteristics have emerged as high-profile risk factors for adverse coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)-associated outcomes, yet studies have not adequately disentangled their effects.To determine the adjusted effect of body mass index (BMI), associated comorbidities, time, neighborhood-level sociodemographic factors, and other (...) for death, even after adjustment for obesity-related comorbidities. Compared with patients with a BMI of 18.5 to 24 kg/m2, those with BMIs of 40 to 44 kg/m2 and greater than 45 kg/m2 had relative risks of 2.68 (95% CI, 1.43 to 5.04) and 4.18 (CI, 2.12 to 8.26), respectively. This risk was most striking among those aged 60 years or younger and men. Increased risk for death associated with Black or Latino race/ethnicity or other sociodemographic characteristics was not detected.Deaths occurring outside
Department of Haematology and Medical Oncology, CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada. 9 Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada. PMID: 32658289 PMCID: DOI: Item in Clipboard Full-text links Cite Abstract Importance: The appropriate approach for weight loss among children and adolescents with overweight and obesity remains unclear. Objective: To evaluate the difference in the treatment outcomes associated with behavioral weight loss interventions led by laypersons (...) and professionals in comparison with unsupervised control arms among children and adolescents with overweight and obesity. Data sources: For this systematic review and meta-analysis, the Medical Literature Analysis and Retrieval System Online (MEDLINE), Embase, the Cochrane Library, and Cumulative Index of Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) databases were searched from January 1, 1996, to June 1, 2019. Study selection: Included in this study were randomized clinical trials (RCTs) of behavioral
in bipolar disorder. Approximately 68% of treatment seeking bipolar patients are overweight or obese. Clinicians are aware that obesity has the potential to contribute to other physical health conditions in people with bipolar disorder, including diabetes, hypertension, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, and coronary heart disease. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of premature death in bipolar disorder, happening a decade or more earlier than in the general population. Contributing (...) Interventions for the management of obesity in people with bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder is one of the most common serious mental illnesses, affecting approximately 60 million people worldwide. Characterised by extreme alterations in mood, cognition, and behaviour, bipolar disorder can have a significant negative impact on the functioning and quality of life of the affected individual. Compared with the general population, the prevalence of comorbid obesity is significantly higher
A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Liraglutide for Adolescents with Obesity. Obesity is a chronic disease with limited treatment options in pediatric patients. Liraglutide may be useful for weight management in adolescents with obesity.In this randomized, double-blind trial, which consisted of a 56-week treatment period and a 26-week follow-up period, we enrolled adolescents (12 to <18 years of age) with obesity and a poor response to lifestyle therapy alone. Participants were randomly assigned (...) %]) and adverse events that led to discontinuation of the trial treatment (13 [10.4%] vs. 0). Few participants in either group had serious adverse events (3 [2.4%] vs. 5 [4.0%]). One suicide, which occurred in the liraglutide group, was assessed by the investigator as unlikely to be related to the trial treatment.In adolescents with obesity, the use of liraglutide (3.0 mg) plus lifestyle therapy led to a significantly greater reduction in the BMI standard-deviation score than placebo plus lifestyle therapy
Updated Panel Report: Best Practices for the Surgical Treatment of Obesity Background: During the 2004 annual meeting of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), a panel of experts convened to provide updated information on best practices in bariatric surgery. The rapid evolution of endoluminal technologies, surgical indications, and training in bariatric surgery since 2004 has led to new questions and concerns about optimal treatment algorithms, patient (...) selection, and the preparation of our current and future bariatric workforce. Methods: An expert panel was convened at the SAGES 2017 annual meeting to provide a summative update on current practice patterns, techniques, and training in bariatric surgery in order to review and establish best practices. This was a joint effort by SAGES, International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient, and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Results: On March 23, 2017, seven
Effects of fasting intervention regulating anthropometric and metabolic parameters in subjects with overweight or obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Previous studies have shown that fasting produces a potential effect in the prevention and treatment of many diseases. However, the role of fasting in people with overweight or obesity remains controversial. The aim of this study was to assess the intervention of fasting in the regulation of anthropometric and metabolic parameters (...) of subjects with overweight or obesity.The PubMed, Cochrane library, Web of science and EMBASE databases were searched from the inception dates to October 2019, identifying published literature evaluating the effect of fasting intervention on the people with overweight or obesity.Twenty-five studies with 1358 participants with overweight or obesity were included in the meta-analysis. Fasting was associated with the significant reduction of body weight, body mass index (BMI), fat free mass (FEM), fat mass
Effectiveness of Mobile Health Interventions on Diabetes and Obesity Treatment and Management: Systematic Review of Systematic Reviews. Diabetes and obesity have become epidemics and costly chronic diseases. The impact of mobile health (mHealth) interventions on diabetes and obesity management is promising; however, studies showed varied results in the efficacy of mHealth interventions.This review aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of mHealth interventions for diabetes and obesity treatment (...) on the use of mobile apps and text messaging and the self-monitoring and management function of mHealth programs in patients with diabetes and obesity. All reviews examined changes in biomarkers, and some reviews assessed treatment adherence (n=7) and health behaviors (n=9). Although the effectiveness of mHealth interventions varied widely by study, all reviews concluded that mHealth was a feasible option and had the potential for improving patient health when compared with standard care, especially