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24/03/17 - Research
MiniMizer Ring
Later this year, researchers in Australia will publish the first data from a study that is comparing sleeve gastrectomy vs sleeve gastrectomy with a MiniMizer Ring (Bariatric Solutions) in 400 obese...
21/03/17 - Research
Fat and liver
Researchers from UT Southwestern Medical Center have reported that fat cells support the liver to maintain tight regulation of glucose and uridine, a metabolite the body uses in a range of...
20/03/17 - Research
Pancreas and diabetes
Umeå researchers have created datasets that map the three-dimensional distribution and volume of the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. The wealth of visual and quantitative information may...
20/03/17 - Research
Internal hernias
Internal hernia (IH) after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) is a frequent occurrence if mesenteric defects are left unclosed, therefore primary closure with a hernia-stapling...
16/03/17 - Research
Intensive medical treatment
Type 2 diabetes can be reversed with intensive medical treatment using oral medications, insulin and lifestyle therapies, according to a small study published in the Endocrine Society's Journal of...
24/11/17 - Research
US bariatric procedures
From 2011 to 2014 there was a dramatic change in the type of bariatric surgery procedures performed in the US - although disparities in the use of bariatric surgery regarding gender, race and...
22/11/17 - Industry
Product launch
A new minimally invasive surgery (MIS) technology developed by University of Michigan start-up, FlexDex Surgical, provides high dexterity and intuitive control in an affordable and ergonomic design,...
22/11/17 - Research
T2DM remission
A new simple test that helps predicts which people with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) will benefit most from bariatric surgery has been developed by a University College London led researchers. The...

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