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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have improved a standard bariatric surgery clinical scoring system (DiaRem) to extend the prediction time for diabetic remission following bariatric surgery. The DiaRem score, which includes a... (more)

11/12/18 - News

Bariatric surgery candidates should be screened for their potential to self-harm and/or commit suicide before surgery and throughout long-term post-operative care, according to researchers from the US. It is known that self-harm/suicidality are more common among adults who have... (more)
07/12/18 - News

Hundreds of thousands of people in the England will receive NHS help to battle obesity and type 2 diabetes in a programme that will not only improve the health of patients but also save the NHS money that can be reinvested in frontline care. Currently, the health service in... (more)
06/12/18 - News

Researchers from the Department of Surgery, Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven, the Netherlands, are carrying out the BePatient trial to determine whether patients benefit from different degrees of eHealth and self-monitoring. The researchers hypothesised that the more eHealth is... (more)

Ten-year sleeve gastrectomy outcomes

05/12/18

Sleeve gastrectomy (SG) results sustained weight loss (WL) and co-morbidity resolution up to ten years post-operatively and although a notable...

04/12/18 - News

Hospitals should develop strategies for laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) removal procedures to avoid medico-legal issues and bariatric surgeons should be involved in the evaluation of any patient who complains of abdominal pain if they have had a previous weight loss... (more)
04/12/18 - News

A study from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) suggests that alcohol consumption may attenuate long-term weight loss in adults with Type 2 diabetes. Although research shows that losing weight can help prevent or delay the onset of diabetes and... (more)
03/12/18 - News

Patients are likely to base their weight loss surgery choice on expected out-of-pocket costs and how much weight they can lose but not the risk of complications or recovery time, according to a study by researchers from the University of Michigan.

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03/12/18 - Research
Surgical considerations
Patients are likely to base their weight loss surgery choice on expected out-of-pocket costs and how much weight they can lose but not the risk of complications or recovery time, according to a study by researchers from the University of Michigan. In the study, ‘Patient Preferences for Bariatric... (more)
30/11/18 - Research
Children with obesity
Children treated for obesity in primary or outpatient care have a relatively good chance of fending off weight problems over the next few years as well, according to researchers from Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The study found that after four years, there was no... (more)
29/11/18 - Research
Metabolically healthy Americans
The prevalence of metabolic health in American adults is 'alarmingly low,' even among people who are normal weight, according to a study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Gillings School of Global Public Health. Only one in eight Americans is achieving optimal metabolic health... (more)
29/11/18 - Research
Lifestyle changes
Children who are genetically predisposed to overweight, due to common gene variants, can still lose weight by changing their diet and exercise habits. Researchers from the University of Copenhagen and the Children's Obesity Clinic, the Department of Paediatrics at Holbæk Hospital, Denmark, examined... (more)
28/11/18 - Industry
Indian EndoBarrier study
GI Dynamics entered into an agreement with Apollo Sugar to jointly study the safety and efficacy of EndoBarrier in India. The agreement between Apollo Sugar and GI Dynamics provides for the commencement of a clinical trial, pending appropriate regulatory submissions and approvals, that consists of... (more)
28/11/18 - Research
Intermittent fasting
Intermittent fasting (intermittent calorie restriction, ICR) leads to weight loss and promotes health, however, it is not superior to conventional calorie restriction (CCR) diets, according to the outcomes from the HELENA study - the largest investigation on intermittent fasting to date.... (more)