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Accuracy of weight loss information in Spanish search engine results (Obesity)

Published: Sep 27th, 2016

This study looked at the quality of available online weight loss resources that Spanish speakers in the U.S. are likely to access. View article here. Cardel et al. (2016). Accuracy […]

Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in Non-obese Patients: Not So Different After All (Hepatology)

Published: Sep 27th, 2016

This study analyzed whether non-obese compared to obese patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis would have a lower risk of cirrhosis and a better overall long-term prognosis. View article here.  Cusi, K. […]

Desmond Schatz

2016 Presidential Address: Diabetes at 212- Confronting the Invisible Disease (Diabetes Journal)

Published: Sep 27th, 2016

In his presidential address at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) 76th Scientific Sessions in New Orleans, LA, Dr, Schatz explains that we must not be complacent towards diabetes research and education. […]

What the Primary Care Provider Needs to Know to Diagnose and Care for Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes (Pediatrics)

Published: Sep 27th, 2016

Dayton and Silverstein assessed what is most essential for primary care providers to know about adolescent patients with Type 1 diabetes (T1D), so that they can help manage and prevent […]

Path Analysis of campus walkability/bikeability and college students’ physical activity attitudes, behaviors and body mass index (Am J Health Promot).

Published: Sep 27th, 2016

This study assessed the relationship between the walkability/bikeability of college campuses and students’ body mass index (BMI) View article here.  Horacek et al. (2016). Path Analysis of campus walkability/bikeability and […]

Overeat today, skip the scale tomorrow: An examination of caloric predicting nonadherence to daily self-weighing (Obesity)

Published: Sep 27th, 2016

Past studies have found that daily self-weighing is an effective weight loss strategy. This study looked specifically at factors that would influence nonadherence to self-weighing and found that increased caloric […]

Improvement in Metabolic Health with Consumption of Ellagic Acid and Subsequent Conversion Into Urolithins: Evidence and Mechanisms (Advanced Nutrition)

Published: Sep 27th, 2016

This study reviewed the potential benefits that could come from consuming Ellagic Acid (EA). A growing body of evidence suggests that consuming EA is effective in ameliorating obesity-associated health conditions […]

Decreasing food fussiness in children with obesity leads to greater weight loss in family-based treatment (Obesity)

Published: Sep 12th, 2016

This study examined food fussiness in overweight/obese children who participated in family-based behavioral weight loss treatment. It was found that decreases in FF were associated with greater reductions in child […]

Income differences in social control of eating behaviors and food choice priorities among southern rural women in the US: A qualitative study (Appetite)

Published: Sep 12th, 2016

This study looked at the role social influences has on rural woman’s food choices. Lower-income women reported taste as the most frequent reason for eating the foods they did on […]

Effects of Physical Activity Intervention on Physical and Cognitive Function in Sedentary Adults With and Without Diabetes (Gerontology)

Published: Sep 6th, 2016

In this study, researchers conducted an exploratory analysis of data from a randomized controlled clinical trial of a physical activity intervention to see if physical activity had an effect on […]