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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...
16/11/17 - Research
Beige fat
A heat-producing pathway in fat cells that works by burning excess blood glucose could be a potential new approach to treating metabolic disorders such as obesity and type 2 diabetes, according to...
15/11/17 - Research
Obesity epidemic
Research from the Research Triangle suggests that variants in a gene called ankyrin-B could cause people to put on pounds through no fault of their own. The study, which was conducted in mice, shows...
14/11/17 - Research
GATEWAY trial
Gastric bypass is an effective strategy for blood pressure (BP) control in a broad population of patients with obesity and hypertension, according to the Gastric Bypass to Treat Obese Patients With...
13/11/17 - Research
Social impact from surgery
An investigation into how bariatric patients adjust to life after surgery offers new insights which can be used by healthcare professionals to support both patients pre- and post-operatively.  A...
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 - 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...
21/11/17 - Research
Pre-diabetes
Researchers from the University of Sydney's Charles Perkins Centre have identified three specific molecules that accurately indicate insulin resistance - pre-diabetes - a major predictor of metabolic...

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