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Metabolic surgery


09-20-2017 | Metabolic surgery | News

Gastric bypass results in ‘near-complete’ long-term diabetes prevention

Research shows that patients who undergo Roux-en-Y gastric bypass are extremely unlikely to develop diabetes over the following decade, and a large proportion of those who have the condition at the time of surgery achieve remission.

08-09-2017 | Metabolic surgery | News

Gastric bypass protects against all-cause death only in patients with diabetes

The all-cause mortality benefits of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery are predominantly driven by patients who have diabetes at the time of surgery, according to the results of an observational study.

07-28-2017 | Metabolic surgery | News

Earlier intervention may boost bariatric surgery effectiveness

A study suggests that obese patients may improve their chances of becoming non-obese and reversing comorbidities such as diabetes if they undergo bariatric surgery before their body mass index reaches 40 kg/m2.

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Related topics




07-26-2017 | Metabolic surgery | Editorial | Article

Why don’t we offer bariatric surgery to more people with diabetes in the UK?

Editorial Board member John Wilding discusses the place of bariatric surgery in the treatment of type 2 diabetes and whether we should be offering more people surgery as a treatment option in the UK.

In depth

06-07-2017 | Metabolic surgery | Hot topic review | Article

Metabolic surgery: A powerful solution or a last resort?

medwireNews rounds up the evidence supporting bariatric surgery as an important treatment option for patients with type 2 diabetes, and asks John Wilding about its place within modern diabetes care.

Journal articles and book chapters

10-13-2017 | Obesity | Review | Article

Hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia after gastric bypass surgery: What’s up and what’s down?

The authors review the current understanding of the mechanisms of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery-related hypoglycemia and the available options to treat this complication.

Int J Obes 2017. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2017.257

A Yaqub, E P Smith, M Salehi

08-23-2017 | Obesity | Review | Article

Weight management in patients with type 1 diabetes and obesity

In this review, Mottalib et al. explain the different mechanisms by which patients with type 1 diabetes gain excess body weight and how clinicians can help them manage it.

Mottalib A, Kasetty M, Mar JY, Elseaaidy T, Ashrafzadeh S, Hamdy O. Curr Diab Rep 2017;17:92. doi:10.1007/s11892-017-0918-8

08-02-2017 | Children | Book chapter | Article

Bariatric surgery in children

This chapter provides and overview of bariatric surgery in children, covering etiology of the condition, management, surgical options, postoperative complications, and treatment outcomes.

Khan MA, Ackroyd R. In: Endocrine Surgery in Children. Edited by Ledbetter D, Johnson P. Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, 2018. doi:10.1007/978-3-662-54256-9_17

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