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26/06/18 - Research
T2DM medications
In young patients with impaired glucose tolerance or recent-onset type 2 diabetes, neither initial treatment with long-acting insulin followed by the drug metformin, nor metformin alone preserved the...
25/06/18 - Research
Bariatric surgery and OSA
Bariatric surgery has a clear role in treating patients with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and should be routinely recommended for curative benefit in patients with morbid obesity, according to...
25/06/18 - Research
US diabetes rates
The number of US adults with diagnosed diabetes is projected to nearly triple and the percent prevalence double - by 2060 – according to a study by researchers from the Centers for Disease Control...
25/06/18 - Research
Circular stapler height
Using a 3.5mm circular stapler height compared to a 4.8mm stapler height to fashion the gastrojejunostomy (GJ) during laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) may reduce the rate of significant...
25/06/18 - Research
Project EAT
Nearly all young people have struggles with eating, activity and weight as they move from adolescence to adulthood, according to a new study from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health....
15/10/18 - Industry
Obalon Touch Inflation System
Obalon Therapeutics has gained approval of a Premarket Approval Supplement (PMA-S) application for the Obalon Touch Inflation System, an automated system utilized to inflate the Obalon Balloon, from...
15/10/18 - Research
Obesity and early-onset colorectal cancer
Women who are overweight or have obesity have up to twice the risk of developing colorectal cancer (CRC) before age 50 as women who have what is considered a ‘normal’ BMI, according to new research...
15/10/18 - Industry
EndoBarrier and CE mark
GI Dynamics has announced the selection of Intertek as the company’s notified body to continue working toward re-attaining the CE Mark for its EndoBarrier product, an endoscopically delivered device...

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