News tagged with obese patients
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According to new research published Online First in the Lancet, body mass index may influence which blood pressure medications work best at reducing the major complications of high blood pressure (strokes, heart attacks, ...
Health Dec 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Lung cancer surgery takes longer and is more costly if a patient is obese, a new study shows.
Cancer Nov 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Obesity is associated with insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes, both of which can be significantly improved by weight loss. Gastric bypass and adjustable gastric banding are two bariatric surgery techniques that are frequently ...
Surgery Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Gastric bypass patients who attended five follow-up office visits in two years as recommended by their surgeons lost nearly twice as much weight (113 lbs. vs. 57 lbs.) as patients who attended only two ...
Overweight and Obesity Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), classification as normal weight or obese within a year of initial diabetes diagnosis correlates with significantly higher mortality, forming ...
Diabetes Nov 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People with diabetes often develop clogged arteries that cause heart disease, and new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests that low vitamin D levels are to blame.
Diabetes Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
After total knee replacement (TKR) surgery, patients who are morbidly obese have similar pain and function outcomes as patients who do not fall into this weight category, according to a new study by researchers at Hospital ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Nov 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Medical doctors are as biased against obesity as the general public is, according to a study published Nov. 7 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Janice Sabin from the University of Washington, Seattle, and colleagues from t ...
Health Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Medical researchers at the University of Alberta studied the records of nearly 1000 patients who were admitted to hospital with pneumonia and noted those who were obese were more apt to survive compared to those who were ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Bariatric surgery, which significantly curtails the amount of food a person can eat, is the most effective treatment against obesity and is being recognized as a potentially valuable tool in the fight against diabetes related ...
Overweight and Obesity Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
It's no secret that obesity is a major problem in America.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Obese patients have a greater risk of complications following total knee replacement surgery, including post-surgical infections, according to a new literature review recently published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Su ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Although obesity is linked to a variety of health risks, new research indicates that obese patients may have an advantage over nonobese patients in certain health situations, including septic shock and acute asthma exacerbation.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A prescription medication originally developed to treat epilepsy may help obese adults shed weight when combined with routine nutritional counseling, researchers say.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Three in 10 patients receiving a kidney transplant require readmission to the hospital within 30 days of discharge following surgery, according to a Johns Hopkins analysis of six years of national data.
Other Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0