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Metabolic surgery


03-24-2020 | Metabolic surgery | News

Gastric bypass benefits are wide-ranging and universally applicable in type 2 diabetes

Weight loss after gastric bypass surgery results in important cardiovascular and renal benefits for obese people with type 2 diabetes, irrespective of their baseline renal function, observational cohort study data show.

10-31-2019 | Metabolic surgery | Highlight | News

Trial results support gastric bypass as ‘procedure of choice’ for diabetes remission

People with obesity and type 2 diabetes who undergo gastric bypass surgery have higher rates of diabetes remission after 1 year than those undergoing sleeve gastrectomy, indicate findings from the Oseberg trial.

08-20-2019 | Metabolic surgery | News

Succinate levels may predict diabetes remission after bariatric surgery

Individuals with lower preoperative levels of serum succinate are more likely to achieve remission of type 2 diabetes after bariatric surgery than those with higher levels of the metabolite, study results suggest.

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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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