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05-13-2020 | Obesity | News

Genetic study backs weight loss to negate long-term childhood obesity risks

Findings from a genetic analysis support the notion that the harms of childhood obesity can be avoided by attaining a healthy BMI by adulthood.

04-06-2020 | Heart failure | Highlight | News

Exercise better than diet to combat early heart changes in type 2 diabetes

The results of a small randomized trial suggest exercise is more helpful than diet for combating early cardiac dysfunction associated with type 2 diabetes, although both may be beneficial.

04-01-2020 | Liraglutide (obesity) | News

Liraglutide for weight loss successful in obese adolescents

Liraglutide 3.0 mg boosts weight loss in obese adolescents receiving lifestyle therapy, show the findings of a phase 3 trial.

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Opinion

12-14-2018 | Sleep apnea | Editorial | Article

Diabetes and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: Double trouble

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome is a common and potentially serious comorbidity in people with diabetes and obesity. John Wilding highlights what you need to know about the condition.

03-19-2018 | Diet | Podcast | Article

UK nutrition guidelines: A fresh approach

Board members John Wilding and Pamela Dyson talk about the fresh approach taken to the latest update of the Diabetes UK nutrition guidelines (9:43).

03-16-2018 | Obesity | Editorial | Article

The updated Diabetes UK nutrition guidelines: an obesity specialist’s view

John Wilding explains how the latest update of the nutrition guidelines will help clinicians working with patients with obesity (1:53).

In depth

03-16-2018 | Obesity | Editorial | Article

The updated Diabetes UK nutrition guidelines: an obesity specialist’s view

John Wilding explains how the latest update of the nutrition guidelines will help clinicians working with patients with obesity (1:53).

Metabolically healthy obesity: Laying a controversial concept to rest

The concept of metabolically healthy obesity has produced huge numbers of seemingly contradictory studies, and polarized opinion among researchers. medwireNews looks back at the big data, the high-impact publications, and the underlying hypotheses that helped the concept to persist for so long, and asks if the field has finally reached consensus.

Original research

Journal articles and book chapters

12-07-2018 | Pathogenesis | Review | Article

Melatonin in type 2 diabetes mellitus and obesity

Katamitri A, Jockers R. Nat Rev Endocrinol 2018. doi: 10.1038/s41574-018-0130-1

09-05-2018 | Diet | Review | Article

Nutrition and diabetes in South Asia

Gopalan HS, Misra A, Jayawardena R. Eur J Clin Nutr 2018; 72: 1267–1273. doi: 10.1038/s41430-018-0219-6

08-30-2018 | Obesity | Review | Article

The impact of childhood and adolescent obesity on cardiovascular risk in adulthood: A systematic review

Sommer A, Twig G. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 91. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1062-9

In practice

09-15-2016 | Obesity | Article

Community partners join forces: Battling obesity and diabetes together

Parker R et al. J Community Health 2017; 42: 344–348. doi: 10.1007/s10900-016-0260-0

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