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30/03/19 - Research
PIONEER 3 outcomes
Oral semaglutide 7mg and 14mg demonstrated superior HbA1c and body weight reductions compared to Januvia (sitagliptin 100mg), although non-inferiority for oral semaglutide 3mg for HbA1c reductions at...
27/03/19 - Research
Post-bariatric hypoglycaemia
A new automated drug delivery system can help prevent dangerously low blood sugar in patients who have undergone weight-loss surgery, according to a study, ‘OR22-3: Closed-Loop Glucagon Pump: A Novel...
22/03/19 - Research
Learning curve
Bariatric fellowships reduce the learning curve for laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery (LRYGB) and helps to achieve excellent outcomes in the first and over seven years of independent...
13/03/19 - Research
Access to surgery
There is very little difference in access to bariatric surgery in Sweden with regards to socioeconomic status among patients with BMI>40, according to researchers from Lund University, Lund,...
08/03/19 - Research
Genetics and obesity
Researchers from Rockefeller University and collaborators have identified a genetic mechanism that may play a role in at least 10 percent of all obesity cases. The findings, which could help identify...
16/10/19 - Research
Birth defects
Children born to women who underwent gastric bypass surgery before becoming pregnant had a lower risk of major birth defects than children born to women with severe obesity at the start of their...
15/10/19 - Research
Cancer and weight risk
The risk of cancer increases considerably if a person gains weight before the age of 40 with the risk of endometrial cancer increasing by 70 percent, according to an international study, headed by...
14/10/19 - Research
Sleeveballoon
A newly-tested medical device, called Sleeveballoon, mimics the effects of traditional bariatric surgery in rodents and produces impressive results on body weight, fatty liver and diabetes control,...

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