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23/01/17 - Policy
ACP T2DM updates
Physicians should prescribe metformin to patients with type 2 diabetes when medication is needed to improve high blood sugar, the American College of Physicians (ACP) recommends in an evidence-based...
05/01/17 - Policy
NASPGHAN guidelines
A screening test for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is recommended for all obese children aged nine to eleven years, according to clinical practice guidelines developed by the North...
23/11/16 - Policy
German EndoBarrier reimbursement
GI Dynamics has announced that it is continuing to make progress toward full reimbursement in Germany, typically the second largest market for medical technology in the world, and a high priority...
12/10/16 - Policy
Surgery drinks
Taxing sugary drinks can lower consumption and reduce obesity, type 2 diabetes and tooth decay, according to a new World Health Organisation report. Fiscal policies that lead to at least a 20%...
28/09/16 - Policy
IFSO Report
The Second IFSO Global Registry Report (2016) has been released at the XXI World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) in Rio de Janeiro,...
09/02/17 - Policy
Paediatric obesity
The Endocrine Society has issued a Clinical Practice Guideline advising healthcare providers on how to prevent and treat childhood obesity with lifestyle changes. The guideline has been published in...
08/02/17 - Policy
EndoBarrier reimbursement
InEk, the German Institute for the Hospital Remuneration System, has awarded GI Dynamics’ EndoBarrier NUB Status 1 for 2017. The NUB process allows for introduction of new and innovative medical...
30/01/17 - Policy
ADA Standards
The American Diabetes Association has emphasised the important role of metabolic surgery for the treatment of type 2 diabetes in its 2017 Standards of Medical Care published in a supplement in...

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