Tag: body mass index (BMI)

cystic fibrosis

Adapting to the Paradigm Shift in Cystic Fibrosis Treatment

As median survival increases among patients with CF, clinicians must now be aware of previously uncommon comorbidities emerging as this patient population ages

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October 31, 2022/News

New Guidelines Broaden Patients’ Eligibility for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Expert panel endorses greater access based on research showing procedures’ safety and efficacy

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November 27, 2020/Research

Can Anti-Obesity Medications Be Effective in Virtual Weight Management Programs?

A currently enrolling study explores the topic

COVID Obesity
August 26, 2020/COVID-19

Obesity as a Major Risk Factor for COVID-19

Mitigating the risk requires physicians to take an active role in the care of patients with obesity

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April 24, 2020/Digestive

Perioperative Pain Perception and Analgesic Requirements in Pediatric Patients with Obesity

Study finds no significant association between BMI and pain following most noncardiac procedures

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May 9, 2019/Research

Degree of Obesity Relates to Risk of Post-Operative Complications in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

The relationship between BMI and post-operative complications

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