The annual conference, which takes place in Cleveland and Baton Rouge, provide clinicians the latest on the science and treatment of obesity and its comorbidities.
Patients can expect to lose additional weight on canagliflozin after weight loss plateau following metabolic surgery, according to a recently published randomized clinical trial. Endocrinologist Sangeeta Kashyap, MD, explains.
Subanalysis of STAMPEDE trial data suggests the percentage of weight loss in the first year following surgery may be more important to diabetes management than weight fluctuations in the first five years.
With 40 percent of U.S. adults considered obese, perioperative weight loss can significantly impact surgical complication rates and improve outcomes.
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A number of popular diets are reviewed as well as studies evaluating the effect of various diets on weight loss, diabetes and cardiovascular risk factors.
Physicians often ask if they can fit weight counseling into a short office visit. The answer is YES. Information from a pre-visit questionnaire via the electronic medical record can help to facilitate that.
Weight loss maintenance following very-low-calorie meal plans has been poorly studied until recently. The Cleveland Clinic Department of Endocrinology looked at weight loss efficacy and predictors of long-term weight loss on a ketogenic diet.
A study of 30 children and parents on either a plant-based vegan or AHA diet demonstrated effectiveness in reducing clinical measures associated with cardiovascular disease.
Shared medical appointments at the heart of a novel Cleveland Clinic program for morbidly obese patients who want to avoid bariatric surgery.
Cleveland Clinic is among the first centers in the nation to offer access to a balloon device to provide a non-surgical treatment option for obese patients whose previous attempts at weight loss through diet and exercise failed.