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News: Consultant 360 Metabolic Disease Articles March 2018

New Metabolic Disease Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360

USPSTF Updates 2012 Weight Loss Intervention Recommendations

The US Preventive Services Task Force has issued a new draft recommendation statement regarding the benefits and harms of behavior-based weight loss interventions among adults with obesity.

Guidelines for BP Response During Exercise Need to Be Updated

The authors of a recent study sought to examine the continued validity of lifelong trajectories in peak systolic and diastolic blood pressure responses during maximal cardiopulmonary exercise in men and women given in guidelines last updated in 1996.

High Coffee Intake Tied to Metabolic Syndrome in Some

In the general population, high coffee consumption is associated with various health benefits. However, it is not yet known how a high coffee intake specifically affects patients with type 1 diabetes. Researchers explored this further in a new study.

Weight Loss Before Bariatric Surgery May Improve Outcomes

Although preoperative weight loss is often encouraged prior to bariatric surgery, its effect on postoperative outcomes remains controversial. In a new study, researchers further evaluated the effects of preoperative weight loss on postoperative outcomes.

Standing at Work Could Aid Weight Loss

Substituting sitting with standing is often recommended to decrease sedentary time and increase energy expenditure. In a new systematic review and meta-analysis, researchers sought to quantify the difference in energy expenditure between standing vs sitting.