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10-16-2018 | Metabolic surgery | medwireNews | News

Marked reduction in vascular events in diabetes patients after bariatric surgery

An observational study published in JAMA demonstrates a substantial reduction in the risk for hard cardiovascular endpoints in obese patients with type 2 diabetes who have undergone bariatric surgery.

10-10-2018 | Risk factors | EASD 2018 | News

Weight gain since childhood imposes high diabetes risk

The risk for type 2 diabetes in overweight people is higher in those who gained weight after the age of 10 years than in those who were already overweight at that time, researchers report.

10-10-2018 | Laparascopic gastric band | EASD 2018 | News

Gastric banding has little effect on beta-cell decline in early type 2 diabetes

The results of the adult surgery study from the RISE consortium show that gastric banding has only a small effect on the deterioration of beta-cell function relative to metformin, despite causing markedly greater weight loss.

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Opinion

03-19-2018 | Diet | Podcast | Audio

UK nutrition guidelines: A fresh approach

Board members John Wilding and Pamela Dyson talk about the fresh approach taken to the latest update of the Diabetes UK nutrition guidelines (9:43).

03-16-2018 | Obesity | Editorial | Video

The updated Diabetes UK nutrition guidelines: an obesity specialist’s view

John Wilding explains how the latest update of the nutrition guidelines will help clinicians working with patients with obesity (1:53).

01-03-2018 | Physical activity | Editorial | Article

Physical activity for health, weight loss, and diabetes prevention and treatment: What should be recommended?

Editorial Board member John Wilding highlights the current evidence for the benefits of physical activity across various domains of type 2 diabetes care and prevention, presenting his view of what should be recommended.

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03-16-2018 | Obesity | Editorial | Video

The updated Diabetes UK nutrition guidelines: an obesity specialist’s view

John Wilding explains how the latest update of the nutrition guidelines will help clinicians working with patients with obesity (1:53).

Metabolically healthy obesity: Laying a controversial concept to rest

The concept of metabolically healthy obesity has produced huge numbers of seemingly contradictory studies, and polarized opinion among researchers. medwireNews looks back at the big data, the high-impact publications, and the underlying hypotheses that helped the concept to persist for so long, and asks if the field has finally reached consensus.

Original research

Journal articles and book chapters

09-05-2018 | Diet | Review | Article

Nutrition and diabetes in South Asia

Gopalan HS, Misra A, Jayawardena R. Eur J Clin Nutr 2018; 72: 1267–1273. doi: 10.1038/s41430-018-0219-6

08-30-2018 | Obesity | Review | Article

The impact of childhood and adolescent obesity on cardiovascular risk in adulthood: A systematic review

Sommer A, Twig G. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 91. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1062-9

08-29-2018 | Risk factors | Review | Article

Early-life exposures and risk of diabetes mellitus and obesity

Gingras V, Hivert MF, Oken E. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 89. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1050-0

In practice

09-15-2016 | Obesity | Article

Community partners join forces: Battling obesity and diabetes together

Parker R et al. J Community Health 2017; 42: 344–348. doi: 10.1007/s10900-016-0260-0

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