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1. Closed Incision Negative Pressure Therapy in Morbidly Obese Women Undergoing Cesarean Delivery: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Closed Incision Negative Pressure Therapy in Morbidly Obese Women Undergoing Cesarean Delivery: A Randomized Controlled Trial To evaluate the efficacy of incisional negative pressure wound therapy in the prevention of postoperative wound morbidity in women with class III obesity undergoing cesarean delivery.In an open label randomized controlled trial, women admitted for delivery with class III obesity (body mass index 40 or higher) measured within 2 weeks of admission for delivery were offered (...) or incisional negative pressure wound therapy dressing. The primary outcome was wound morbidity. Preplanned secondary outcomes included characteristics of composite wound morbidity, and hospital, emergency room, and clinic utilization. The sample size estimate required randomization of 440 women to detect a 50% decrease in composite outcome.Between January 1, 2015, and July 31, 2016, 850 women were screened and 677 women with class III obesity were enrolled. Of these, 441 underwent cesarean delivery

2019 EvidenceUpdates

2. Gynaecologic Surgery in the Obese Patient

Gynaecologic Surgery in the Obese Patient Guideline No. 386-Gynaecologic Surgery in the Obese Patient - Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada Email/Username: Password: Remember me Search Terms Search within Search Volume 41, Issue 9, Pages 1356–1370.e7 Guideline No. 386-Gynaecologic Surgery in the Obese Patient x Paul J. Yong Correspondence Corresponding author: Dr. Paul Yong , MD , x Paul J. Yong Correspondence Corresponding author: Dr. Paul Yong Vancouver, BC x Jackie Thurston , MD (...) Calgary, AB x Sukhbir S. Singh , MD Ottawa, ON x Catherine Allaire , MD Vancouver, BC No. 386, September 2019 DOI: To view the full text, please login as a subscribed user or . Click to view the full text on ScienceDirect. Figures Figure 1 Potential comorbid medical conditions ABSTRACT Objective To provide gynaecologic surgeons with a contemporary review on the pre-, intra-, and postoperative issues of the obese patient and to provide guidance for optimization and strategies for safer surgical care

2019 Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada

3. Interventions for supporting the initiation and continuation of breastfeeding among women who are overweight or obese. (PubMed)

Interventions for supporting the initiation and continuation of breastfeeding among women who are overweight or obese. Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended for all infants until six months of age due to the many health benefits for both the mother and infant.Evidence suggests that mothers who are overweight (body mass index (BMI) 25.0 to 29.9 kg/m²) or obese (BMI ≥ 30.0 kg/m²) are less likely to initiate breastfeeding and to breastfeed for a shorter duration. Considering the rising prevalence (...) of overweight and obesity globally and the known benefits of breastfeeding particularly in reducing the long-term risks of obesity and diabetes for infants, establishing effective ways to support and promote breastfeeding in women who are overweight or obese is paramount in achieving the goal of healthier communities.To assess the effectiveness of interventions to support the initiation or continuation of breastfeeding in women who are overweight or obese.On 23 January 2019 we searched Cochrane Pregnancy

2019 Cochrane

4. Potential impact on prevalence of obesity in the UK of a 20% price increase in high sugar snacks: modelling study. (PubMed)

Potential impact on prevalence of obesity in the UK of a 20% price increase in high sugar snacks: modelling study. To estimate the potential impact on body mass index (BMI) and prevalence of obesity of a 20% price increase in high sugar snacks.Modelling study.General adult population of the United Kingdom.36 324 households with data on product level household expenditure from UK Kantar FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) panel for January 2012 to December 2013. Data were used to estimate changes (...) measured as changes in weight, BMI (not overweight (BMI <25), overweight (BMI ≥25 and <30), and obese (BMI ≥30)), and prevalence of obesity. Results were stratified by household income and BMI.For income groups combined, the average reduction in energy consumption for a 20% price increase in high sugar snacks was estimated to be 8.9×103 kcal (95% confidence interval -13.1×103 to -4.2×103 kcal). Using a static weight loss model, BMI was estimated to decrease by 0.53 (95% confidence interval -1.01

2019 BMJ

5. Association of Metabolic Surgery With Major Adverse Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity. (PubMed)

Association of Metabolic Surgery With Major Adverse Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity. Although metabolic surgery (defined as procedures that influence metabolism by inducing weight loss and altering gastrointestinal physiology) significantly improves cardiometabolic risk factors, the effect on cardiovascular outcomes has been less well characterized.To investigate the relationship between metabolic surgery and incident major adverse cardiovascular events (...) (MACE) in patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity.Of 287 438 adult patients with diabetes in the Cleveland Clinic Health System in the United States between 1998 and 2017, 2287 patients underwent metabolic surgery. In this retrospective cohort study, these patients were matched 1:5 to nonsurgical patients with diabetes and obesity (body mass index [BMI] ≥30), resulting in 11 435 control patients, with follow-up through December 2018.Metabolic gastrointestinal surgical procedures vs usual care

2019 JAMA

6. Evaluation and Management of Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome. An Official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline.

Evaluation and Management of Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome. An Official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline. Background: The purpose of this guideline is to optimize evaluation and management of patients with obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS).Methods: A multidisciplinary panel identified and prioritized five clinical questions. The panel performed systematic reviews of available studies (up to July 2018) and followed the Grading of Recommendations, Assessment (...) , Development, and Evaluation evidence-to-decision framework to develop recommendations. All panel members discussed and approved the recommendations.Recommendations: After considering the overall very low quality of the evidence, the panel made five conditional recommendations. We suggest that: 1) clinicians use a serum bicarbonate level <27 mmol/L to exclude the diagnosis of OHS in obese patients with sleep-disordered breathing when suspicion for OHS is not very high (<20%) but to measure arterial blood

2019 EvidenceUpdates

7. Childhood obesity: applying All Our Health

Childhood obesity: applying All Our Health Childhood obesity: applying All Our Health - GOV.UK GOV.UK uses cookies to make the site simpler. Accept cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search The United Kingdom is leaving the European Union on 31 October 2019. Guidance Childhood obesity: applying All Our Health Evidence and guidance on childhood obesity, to help families and communities intervene and help change eating and activity habits. Published 1 April 2015 Last

2019 Public Health England

8. Evaluation and Management of Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome

Evaluation and Management of Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome Evaluation and Management of Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome. An Official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline | American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine ');//--> Cookies Notification This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Search Menu Connect With Us Search in: American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine > > Abstract (...) Evaluation and Management of Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome. An Official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline x Babak Mokhlesi , x Juan Fernando Masa , x Jan L. Brozek , x Indira Gurubhagavatula , x Patrick B. Murphy , x Amanda J. Piper , x Aiman Tulaimat , x Majid Afshar , x Jay S. Balachandran , x Raed A. Dweik , x Ronald R. Grunstein , x Nicholas Hart , x Roop Kaw , x Geraldo Lorenzi-Filho , x Sushmita Pamidi , x Bhakti K. Patel , x Susheel P. Patil , x Jean Louis Pépin , x Israa

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2019 American Thoracic Society

9. Effect of antenatal dietary interventions in maternal obesity on pregnancy weight-gain and birthweight: Healthy Mums and Babies (HUMBA) randomized trial

Effect of antenatal dietary interventions in maternal obesity on pregnancy weight-gain and birthweight: Healthy Mums and Babies (HUMBA) randomized trial Pregnancy interventions that improve maternal and infant outcomes are urgently needed in populations with high rates of obesity. We undertook the Healthy Mums and Babies (HUMBA) randomized controlled trial to assess the effect of dietary interventions and or probiotics in a multiethnic population of pregnant women with obesity, living (...) in an area of high deprivation.To determine whether a culturally tailored dietary intervention and or daily probiotic capsules in pregnant women with obesity reduces the co-primary outcomes of (1) excessive gestational weight gain (mean >0.27 kg/week) and (2) birthweight.We conducted a 2 × 2 factorial, randomized controlled trial in women without diabetes at pregnancy booking, body mass index ≥30 kg/m2, and a singleton pregnancy. At 12+0 to 17+6 weeks' gestation, eligible women were randomized

2019 EvidenceUpdates

10. Whole systems approach to obesity

Whole systems approach to obesity Whole systems approach to obesity - GOV.UK GOV.UK uses cookies to make the site simpler. Accept cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search Guidance Whole systems approach to obesity A guide and set of resources to support local authorities with implementing a whole systems approach to address obesity and promote a healthy weight. Published 25 July 2019 From: Documents Ref: PHE publications gateway number GW-534 If you use assistive (...) This guide and set of resources can be used to support the implementation of a whole systems approach to obesity. It is intended for local authorities and partners, including the NHS, local businesses and the community and voluntary sector. The guide covers: the role of local authorities the benefits of taking a whole systems approach the 6-phase process - each phase provides practical support Each phase has accompanying . Included with the guide is a separate ‘learning report’, explaining the findings

2019 Public Health England

11. Interventions for preventing obesity in children. (PubMed)

Interventions for preventing obesity in children. Prevention of childhood obesity is an international public health priority given the significant impact of obesity on acute and chronic diseases, general health, development and well-being. The international evidence base for strategies to prevent obesity is very large and is accumulating rapidly. This is an update of a previous review.To determine the effectiveness of a range of interventions that include diet or physical activity components (...) , or both, designed to prevent obesity in children.We searched CENTRAL, MEDLINE, Embase, PsychINFO and CINAHL in June 2015. We re-ran the search from June 2015 to January 2018 and included a search of trial registers.Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) of diet or physical activity interventions, or combined diet and physical activity interventions, for preventing overweight or obesity in children (0-17 years) that reported outcomes at a minimum of 12 weeks from baseline.Two authors independently

2019 Cochrane

12. Quantifying the impact of genes on body mass index during the obesity epidemic: longitudinal findings from the HUNT Study. (PubMed)

Quantifying the impact of genes on body mass index during the obesity epidemic: longitudinal findings from the HUNT Study. To study the trajectories of body mass index (BMI) in Norway over five decades and to assess the differential influence of the obesogenic environment on BMI according to genetic predisposition.Longitudinal study.General population of Nord-Trøndelag County, Norway.118 959 people aged 13-80 years who participated in a longitudinal population based health study (Nord-Trøndelag

2019 BMJ

13. No Effect of Glucomannan on Body Weight Reduction in Children and Adolescents with Overweight and Obesity: A Randomized Controlled Trial

No Effect of Glucomannan on Body Weight Reduction in Children and Adolescents with Overweight and Obesity: A Randomized Controlled Trial To assess the efficacy of water-soluble dietary fiber, glucomannan supplementation, on the body mass index (BMI) in children with overweight or obesity.In this randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial, we enrolled 96 children aged 6-17 years with overweight or obesity based on the World Health Organization growth criteria (>+1 SD or >+2 SD

2019 EvidenceUpdates

14. Nutritional Lifestyle Intervention in Obese Pregnant Women, Including Lower Carbohydrate Intake, Is Associated With Increased Maternal Free Fatty Acids, 3-beta-Hydroxybutyrate, and Fasting Glucose Concentrations: A Secondary Factorial Analysis of the Euro

Nutritional Lifestyle Intervention in Obese Pregnant Women, Including Lower Carbohydrate Intake, Is Associated With Increased Maternal Free Fatty Acids, 3-beta-Hydroxybutyrate, and Fasting Glucose Concentrations: A Secondary Factorial Analysis of the Euro In our randomized controlled trial, we investigated the impact of healthy eating (HE) aiming for restricted gestational weight gain (GWG) and physical activity (PA) interventions on maternal and neonatal lipid metabolism.Obese pregnant women

2019 EvidenceUpdates

15. Impact of Obesity and Alanine Aminotransferase Levels on the Diagnostic Accuracy for Advanced Liver Fibrosis of Noninvasive Tools in Patients With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Impact of Obesity and Alanine Aminotransferase Levels on the Diagnostic Accuracy for Advanced Liver Fibrosis of Noninvasive Tools in Patients With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Some evidence suggests an interference of obesity and alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels on the diagnostic accuracy for advanced fibrosis of noninvasive tools such as liver stiffness measurement (LSM) by FibroScan, Fibrosis-4 (FIB-4), and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease fibrosis score (NFS). We assessed whether (...) the diagnostic accuracy of LSM, Fibrosis-4 (FIB-4), and NFS and strategies based on the combination of these tools is affected by obesity and/or ALT levels.We analyzed data from 968 patients with a histological diagnosis of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. FIB-4, NFS, and LSM by FibroScan were measured.LSM was better than both FIB-4 and NFS for staging F3-F4 fibrosis area under the receiver operating characteristic curve test (AUC) 0.863, 0.777, and 0.765, respectively; P < 0.001 for both), showing higher

2019 EvidenceUpdates

16. Effect of Intraoperative High Positive End-Expiratory Pressure (PEEP) With Recruitment Maneuvers vs Low PEEP on Postoperative Pulmonary Complications in Obese Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial. (PubMed)

Effect of Intraoperative High Positive End-Expiratory Pressure (PEEP) With Recruitment Maneuvers vs Low PEEP on Postoperative Pulmonary Complications in Obese Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial. An intraoperative higher level of positive end-expiratory positive pressure (PEEP) with alveolar recruitment maneuvers improves respiratory function in obese patients undergoing surgery, but the effect on clinical outcomes is uncertain.To determine whether a higher level of PEEP with alveolar (...) recruitment maneuvers decreases postoperative pulmonary complications in obese patients undergoing surgery compared with a lower level of PEEP.Randomized clinical trial of 2013 adults with body mass indices of 35 or greater and substantial risk for postoperative pulmonary complications who were undergoing noncardiac, nonneurological surgery under general anesthesia. The trial was conducted at 77 sites in 23 countries from July 2014-February 2018; final follow-up: May 2018.Patients were randomized

2019 JAMA

17. Adult obesity: applying All Our Health

Adult obesity: applying All Our Health Adult obesity: applying All Our Health - GOV.UK GOV.UK uses cookies to make the site simpler. Accept cookies You’ve accepted all cookies. You can at any time. Hide Search Guidance Adult obesity: applying All Our Health Updated 17 June 2019 Contents © Crown copyright 2019 This publication is licensed under the terms of the Open Government Licence v3.0 except where otherwise stated. To view this licence, visit or write to the Information Policy Team (...) , The National Archives, Kew, London TW9 4DU, or email: . Where we have identified any third party copyright information you will need to obtain permission from the copyright holders concerned. This publication is available at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/adult-obesity-applying-all-our-health/adult-obesity-applying-all-our-health Introduction This guide is part of , a resource which helps health professionals prevent ill health and promote health and wellbeing as part of their everyday practice

2019 Public Health England

18. Overweight, Obesity and Contraception

Overweight, Obesity and Contraception FSRH Guideline Overweight, Obesity & Contraception April 2019 | FSRH Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) provided funding to the Clinical Effectiveness Unit (of the FSRH) to assist them in the production of this guideline, Overweight, Obesity and Contraception (April 2019). Published by the Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare. Registered in England No. 2804213 and Registered Charity No. 1019969. Copyright © Faculty of Sexual (...) . If a guideline is updated, the FSRH replace the version on its website and the BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health (BMJ SRH) journal will ensure old versions of guidelines will clearly signpost the newer version. iii Copyright ©Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare 2019 FSRH guideline: Overweight, Obesity and Contraception Abbreviations used BMD bone mineral density BMI body mass index CEU Clinical Effectiveness Unit CHC combined hormonal contraception/contraceptive CI confidence interval COC combined

2019 Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare

19. Increased Gastrointestinal Surgical Hospital Burden After Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass for Obesity: A Nationwide 5-years Follow-up Study

Increased Gastrointestinal Surgical Hospital Burden After Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass for Obesity: A Nationwide 5-years Follow-up Study To study long-term gastrointestinal surgical hospital burden (hospital readmissions and gastrointestinal surgical procedures) after laparoscopic gastric bypass.Little is known about gastrointestinal surgical hospital burden after laparoscopic gastric bypass.Danish patients undergoing laparoscopic gastric bypass (BMI >35-50) from January 1, 2005 to December 31 (...) for internal hernia was the most common abdominal procedure. The mortality odds ratio was 0.84 (CI 0.65-0.96).Gastrointestinal surgical hospital burden was significantly higher in the first 5 years after gastric bypass compared with a matched nonsurgical reference group of obese citizens.

2019 EvidenceUpdates

20. The Effect of Liquid Meal Replacements on Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Overweight/Obese Individuals With Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

The Effect of Liquid Meal Replacements on Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Overweight/Obese Individuals With Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials The evidence for liquid meal replacements in diabetes has not been summarized. Our objective was to synthesize the evidence of the effect of liquid meal replacements on cardiometabolic risk factors in overweight/obese individuals with type 2 diabetes.Data sources included MEDLINE, EMBASE (...) , and the Cochrane Library through 10 December 2018. We included randomized trials of ≥2 weeks assessing the effect of liquid meal replacements in weight loss diets compared with traditional weight loss diets on cardiometabolic risk factors in overweight/obese subjects with type 2 diabetes. Two independent reviewers extracted relevant data and assessed risk of bias. Data were pooled using the inverse variance method. The overall certainty of the evidence was evaluated using GRADE (Grading of Recommendations

2019 EvidenceUpdates