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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.

08-21-2018 | Metabolic surgery | News

Novel scoring system identifies longer term type 2 diabetes remission after gastric bypass

A novel scoring system that could be used in routine clinical care can predict remission from type 2 diabetes 5 years after gastric bypass surgery, researchers report.

06-24-2018 | Metabolic surgery | ADA 2018 | News

Risks and benefits of gastric bypass surgery shown in obese patients with type 2 diabetes

Gastric bypass surgery benefits obese patients with type 2 diabetes in many ways, but such benefits come at a cost, show data presented at the ADA’s 78th Scientific Sessions in Orlando, Florida.

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Opinion

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

07-17-2018 | Obesity | Review | Article

Weight management in patients with type 2 diabetes: A multidisciplinary real-world approach

Hamdy O, Ashrafzadeh S, Mottalib A. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 66. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1030-4

04-13-2018 | Obesity | Review | Article

Treatment of adolescent obesity

Steinbeck KS et al. Nature Reviews Endocrinology 2018. doi: 10.1038/s41574-018-0002-8

04-10-2018 | Metabolic surgery | Review | Article

Intestinal and gastric origins for diabetes resolution after bariatric surgery

Andrew CA et al. Curr Obes Rep 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s13679-018-0302-2

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