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22/02/17 - Research
EndoBarrier adolescent study
GI Dynamics has announced it has completed enrolment in the first clinical trial evaluating EndoBarrier in adolescents.  The study was conducted at the University Children’s Hospital (UCH) in...
22/02/17 - Research
Post-op dumping syndromes
Acarbose, a glucosidase inhibitor that slows carbohydrate digestion, has been found to result in complete remission of dumping syndrome (DS) in most subjects and substantially decreased the frequency...
13/02/17 - Research
BMI and KOSC scores
BMI has been reported to be the strongest of King’s Obesity Staging Criteria (KOSC) -domain associated with the choice of subsequent bariatric surgery after a shared decision making process,...
13/02/17 - Research
Protein and obesity
Obesity in Latin America is increasingly concentrated among women of low socioeconomic status, but surprisingly little is known about what such women eat or how their diets compare to others. However...
13/02/17 - Research
microRNA
Losing weight appears to reset the chemical messages that fat cells send to other parts of the body that otherwise would encourage the development of Type 2 diabetes, according to researchers led by...
17/11/17 - Research
LSG and acanthosis nigricans
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy can result in a substantial reduction in body composition and improvements in skin hyperkeratosis and pigmentation in obesity-associated acanthosis nigricans (AN), a...
16/11/17 - Research
Adolescent bariatric surgery
Vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG) in adolescents can cause changes in brain and cognitive functioning relevant to obesogenic behaviour and result in weight loss that was associated with reduced...
16/11/17 - Research
T2DM risk
The common approach of intensive glucose control to achieve low blood sugar targets in type 2 diabetes can increase the risk of mortality, according to a study by researchers from Cardiff University...

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