Achievement of Guideline-Recommended Weight Loss Among Patients With Ischemic Stroke and Obesity.
Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation
Aged, Body Mass Index, Brain Ischemia, Female, Goals, Guidelines as Topic, Humans, Insulin Resistance, Male, Middle Aged, Obesity, Stroke, Treatment Outcome, Weight Gain, Weight Loss
Background and Purpose- The proportion of patients with acute ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) and obesity who successfully achieve goals for weight reduction recommended by major professional organizations is unknown. Methods- We examined the experience of participants in the placebo group of the IRIS trial (Insulin Resistance Intervention after Stroke) with a body mass index ≥30 kg/m
Dearborn, Jennifer L; Viscoli, Catherine M; Young, Lawrence H; Gorman, Mark J; Furie, Karen L; and Kernan, Walter N, "Achievement of Guideline-Recommended Weight Loss Among Patients With Ischemic Stroke and Obesity." (2019). Maine Medical Center. 1796.