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Metabolic surgery


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.

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.

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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

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

02-19-2018 | Obesity | Review | Article

Prevention and management of childhood obesity

Dabas A, Seth A. Indian J Pediatr 2018; Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s12098-018-2636-x

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