News tagged with obese patients

Related topics: patients · type 2 diabetes · body mass index · obesity · weight loss

Obesity spells problems for trauma patients

A new study appearing in the November 18 issue of the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (JBJS) found a link between obesity and a higher risk for surgery in orthopaedic trauma patients. In addition, researchers found that patients ...

Nov 18, 2015
popularity3 comments 0

Fitness versus fatness—which matters more?

There is a longstanding debate in the research community about the importance of fitness versus fatness in health. Are exercise and improving fitness more important than eating well and maintaining a healthy weight?

Nov 09, 2015
popularity45 comments 0

Researchers discover protein that causes pre-diabetes

The western world is getting fatter and this has resulted in the development of a relatively new disease called non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which is present in around 60 per cent of obese adults. The disease, ...

Oct 30, 2015
popularity304 comments 2

American College of Gastroenterology, Oct. 16-21

The annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology was held from Oct. 16 to 21 in Honolulu and attracted approximately 5,000 participants from around the world, including gastroenterology and digestive specialists ...

Oct 23, 2015
popularity8 comments 0

Subscribe to rss feed