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In a wide-ranging interview, Bariatric News talked to Mr Shaw Somers, upper gastrointestinal and bariatric (metabolic) Consultant Surgeon with Streamline Surgical and President of the British Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS), about... (more)

20/11/18 - News

The 2nd Gore Expert Obesity Meeting was held at WL Gore and Associates’ Feldkirchen-Westerham location, in Germany, from September 19-20, 2018. The meeting provided surgical specialists from around the world the opportunity to interact, debate and share their experiences with... (more)
20/11/18 - News

The 2nd Gore Expert Obesity Meeting was held at WL Gore and Associates’ Feldkirchen-Westerham location, in Germany, from September 19-20, 2018. The meeting provided surgical specialists from around the world the opportunity to interact, debate and share their experiences with... (more)
20/11/18 - News

The 2nd Gore Expert Obesity Meeting was held at WL Gore and Associates’ Feldkirchen-Westerham location, in Germany, from September 19-20, 2018. The meeting provided surgical specialists from around the world the opportunity to interact, debate and share their experiences with... (more)

Obesity diversity

14/11/18

Researchers who analysed data from more than 2,400 obese patients who underwent bariatric surgery, have identified at least four different patient...

19/11/18 - News

The 2nd Gore Expert Obesity Meeting was held at WL Gore and Associates’ Feldkirchen-Westerham location, in Germany, from September 19-20, 2018. The meeting provided surgical specialists from around the world the opportunity to interact, debate and share their experiences with... (more)
19/11/18 - News

The 2nd Gore Expert Obesity Meeting was held at WL Gore and Associates’ Feldkirchen-Westerham location, in Germany, from September 19-20, 2018. The meeting provided surgical specialists from around the world the opportunity to interact, debate and share their experiences with... (more)
17/11/18 - News

The 23rd World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders was held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from September 26-29, 2018. Attended by over 2,500 bariatric specialist and allied healthcare professionals, participants were... (more)

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16/11/18 - Research
Race, weight regain and RYGB
African Americans and Hispanic Americans who have undergone Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) are at greater risk to regain weight compared to Caucasians, according to researchers from Boston Medical Center (BMC), who stated that a greater degree of vigilance is warranted for African American and... (more)
15/11/18 - Research
US bariatric procedures
West Virginia and Mississippi may have the two highest obesity rates in the nation but rank 25th and 45th in the country when it comes to the number of weight-loss surgeries per capita, and have two of the worst state economies, according to a new analysis of factors that may determine utilization... (more)
15/11/18 - Research
Post-op loss in muscle strength
Loss in muscle strength after Roux‐en‐Y gastric bypass (RYGB) can be countered by resistance training and an increase in protein intake, according to researchers from France and Spain. The authors believe this is the first randomised controlled trial to examine if resistance training additional... (more)
14/11/18 - Research
Heart failure and bariatric surgery
Patients who have previously undergone bariatric surgery and later suffer unrelated heart failure, cut their risk of dying in half compared to those who did not have surgery, according to a study from Cleveland Clinic researchers who presented their findings at ObesityWeek 2018, hosted by the... (more)
14/11/18 - Research
Surgery and heart disease risk
Patients with severe obesity who get weight-loss surgery cut their risk of developing coronary heart disease by about 40 percent, according to a new study from Cleveland Clinic Florida researchers who presented their findings at ObesityWeek 2018, hosted by the American Society for Metabolic and... (more)
14/11/18 - Research
Metabolic surgery and mortality
People with diabetes and severe obesity who had metabolic surgery were much less likely to die from diabetes or any other cause than those who received drug therapy alone, according to a meta-analysis by German researchers who presented their findings at ObesityWeek 2018, hosted by the American... (more)