Weight loss

Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty for weight loss

Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty is a minimally invasive, safe and cost-effective weight loss intervention, according to a study published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Read more and read the study…

Health at every size

Although the importance of evidence-based practice cannot be denied, traditional weight loss programs (TWLPs) have continued to be used despite decades of data discrediting their value. In response…

Helping Dave lose weight

Key takeways The Modified 5As framework, combined with the Transtheoretical Model (TTM), guides nurses to provide patient-centered, collaborative weight-loss counseling that promotes self-efficacy. Nurses can feel confident in…
Maintain Weight Loss

How to maintain weight loss successfully

Suggestions based on a 20-year national study. Body weight is a key factor to protect us from chronic disease. Although obese people can lose weight through healthy diet, exercise…
mobile diet exercise apps adolescent weight loss

Mobile diet and exercise apps for adolescent weight loss

Innovative approaches can encourage healthy eating and activity in adolescents. Takeaways: Nurses can help their adolescent patients with obesity by encouraging a healthy diet and greater activity Smartphone…

Unpacking the pounds that weigh you down

How long have you dreamed of losing weight and keeping it off—of what it would feel like to be healthier and have more energy for your nursing job…

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