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06/12/18 - Research
LAGB removal
Hospitals should develop strategies for laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) removal procedures to avoid medico-legal issues and bariatric surgeons should be involved in the evaluation of any...
06/12/18 - Research
Alcohol intake and diabetes
A study from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing (Penn Nursing) suggests that alcohol consumption may attenuate long-term weight loss in adults with Type 2 diabetes. Although research...
06/12/18 - Research
Surgical considerations
Patients are likely to base their weight loss surgery choice on expected out-of-pocket costs and how much weight they can lose but not the risk of complications or recovery time, according to a study...
30/11/18 - Research
Children with obesity
Children treated for obesity in primary or outpatient care have a relatively good chance of fending off weight problems over the next few years as well, according to researchers from Sahlgrenska...
29/11/18 - Research
Metabolically healthy Americans
The prevalence of metabolic health in American adults is 'alarmingly low,' even among people who are normal weight, according to a study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's...
13/12/18 - Research
Tranexamic acid and post-op bleeding
Administering tranexamic acid (TA) appears to be safe in reducing the reoperation rate for bleeding after bariatric surgery, according to researchers from Maasstad Hospital, The Netherlands. They...
13/12/18 - Research
Psychosocial impact of bariatric surgery
Patients considering bariatric surgery may benefit from anticipatory guidance regarding possible complex changes in self-perception and inter-personal relationships following surgery, according to a...
13/12/18 - Research
Excess body weight and cancer
Policies, economic systems, and marketing practices that promote the consumption of energy-dense, nutrient-poor food, changing behavioural patterns that couple high total energy intake with...

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