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06/12/18 - Research
Ten-year sleeve gastrectomy outcomes
Sleeve gastrectomy (SG) results sustained weight loss (WL) and co-morbidity resolution up to ten years post-operatively and although a notable portion of patients experience weight regain (WR), mean...
06/12/18 - Research
LAGB removal
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...
06/12/18 - Research
Alcohol intake and diabetes
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...
06/12/18 - 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...
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...
10/12/18 - Research
Advanced-DiaRem
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...
10/12/18 - Research
Very low-calorie diets
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...
06/12/18 - Research
BePatient trial and eHealth
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...

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