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Treating obesity as a disease

Obesity stems from genetics and environmental factors, but bias by physicians and the public may interfere with treating it as a disease.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2024/07/treating-obesity-as-a-disease.htm
1 Jul 2024

Studies look at weight loss, suicide risks for GLP-1s

A cohort study found significantly more weight loss in patients taking tirzepatide than semaglutide, while another analysis found no increased risk of suicide with glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2024/07/16/1.htm
16 Jul 2024

ACP updates obesity learning series

The Obesity Management Learning Series from the College offers insights and strategies to help treat patients with obesity and includes patient education materials.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2024/05/14/5.htm
14 May 2024

New 'weighs' to treat obesity

Even as the data on weight loss drugs mount, physicians need to help patients navigate potentially prohibitive costs and a continuing need for lifestyle change.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2024/03/new-weighs-to-treat-obesity.htm
1 Mar 2024

Trials examine lifestyle interventions for obesity

Adding financial incentives to text messages was associated with greater weight loss in men with obesity, while a wireless feedback system that tracked weight and activity had more effect when combined with telephone coaching.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2024/05/21/2.htm
21 May 2024

Boston welcomes Internal Medicine Meeting 2024

This issue features coverage of Internal Medicine Meeting 2024.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2024/07/boston-welcomes-internal-medicine-meeting-2024.htm
1 Jul 2024

Automated online behavioral program resulted in weight loss, less regain in patients with obesity

The program offered 12 weekly interactive 15-minute video lessons teaching evidence-based behavior change strategies for weight loss, such as goal setting and problem solving.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2024/03/19/1.htm
19 Mar 2024

Understand obesity before treating it

The central nervous system regulates a person's weight, with many variables in play, and both internal and external factors can increase or decrease calorie intake and expenditure.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2021/06/understand-obesity-before-treating-it.htm
1 Jun 2021

New ACP obesity initiative focused on advancing equitable obesity care

A new comprehensive webpage features links to resources in ACP's Obesity Management Learning Hub and a collection of Annals of Internal Medicine obesity-related articles and content.
https://immattersacp.org/weekly/archives/2023/06/06/5.htm
6 Jun 2023

Differentiating type 1 from type 2 diabetes in adults

Type 1 diabetes can be challenging to diagnose after childhood in part because the overt symptoms tend to be milder.
https://immattersacp.org/archives/2024/05/differentiating-type-1-from-type-2-diabetes-in-adults.htm
1 May 2024

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