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23/02/18 - Research
Serological biomarker vs EGDS
Assessing bariatric patients prior to surgery for serological biomarkers instead of esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGDS) is an “excellent” substitute according to researchers from the University of...
22/02/18 - Research
Post-op bariatric support groups
There is an unmet patient requirement for a postoperative support group that is independent of weight loss success, according to researchers from Imperial College London, UK, who assessed how such a...
22/02/18 - Research
A class of chemicals used in many industrial and consumer products has been linked to greater weight gain after dieting, particularly among women, according to a study led by Harvard TH Chan School...
20/02/18 - Research
Preventing weight regain
Adjuvant weight loss medications after bariatric surgery can stop weight regain and maintain weight loss, according to a study by researchers from the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Department of...
20/02/18 - Research
Post-op T2DM treatment
The six-year outcomes from a French study looking at the discontinuation or initiation of anti-diabetes treatment 6 years after adjustable gastric banding (AGB), gastric bypass (GBP) or sleeve...
22/03/18 - Research
Lack of vitamin D and MetS
There is a strong association between vitamin D deficiency and metabolic syndrome (MetS) in postmenopausal women, according to the results of a study by researchers from Brazil. Investigators at São...
22/03/18 - Research
Visceral fat promotes diabetes
Visceral or abdominal fat - more than any other type of body fat - raises the risk of insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes, according to a study by researchers at the Columbia University Irving...
19/03/18 - Research
Adolescent bariatric surgery
Only a small percentage of US teenagers and young adults with severe obesity undergo bariatric surgery, even though it is broadly considered the most effective long-term weight loss therapy,...

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