This Viewpoint by David Ludwig assesses the lessons learned from US nutrition recommendations to limit fat intake and the continuing increase in obesity and diabetes and discusses the challenges inherent in scientific evidence regarding nutrition.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of a technology-enhanced vs a standard behavioral weight loss intervention on achieving weight loss over 24 months among adults.
This national survey study uses NHANES data to describe the prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes in US adolescents aged 12 to 19 years between 2005 and 2014.
This observational study uses Health and Retirement Study data to compare associations between body mass index (BMI) and a genetic risk score for BMI among 4 adult cohorts born between 1924 and 1958.
This network meta-analysis compares weight loss and adverse events with available drug treatments for obesity, including liraglutide, naltrexone-bupropion, and lorcaserin.
This study uses NHANES data through 2013-2014 to update previously reported trends in the prevalence of obesity in US adults.
This study uses National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data through 2013-2014 to update previously reported trends in the prevalence of obesity and extreme obesity in children and adolescents aged 2 to 19 years.
This Viewpoint discusses the possibility that declines in life expectancy from obesity-related chronic disease could reverse decades-long improvements in mortality trends, and proposes clinical and policy responses.
This population epidemiology study uses Canadian national health care and census data to estimate changes in overweight/obesity and diabetes prevalence by neighborhood walkability index between 2001 and 2012.
This study used data from 3 Danish cohorts to determine if body mass index associated with lowest all-cause mortality has increased in the last 3 decades.
This commentary discusses a cross-sectional study published in JAMA Ophthalmology that investigated association of body fat distribution with diabetic retinopathy in an Asian population with type 2 diabetes.
This Medical News & Perspectives article discusses the recommendations on added sugar intake as part of the recent Dietary Guidelines released by the HHS and USDA.