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05-09-2019 | Obesity | Highlight | News

Metabolic surgery may improve cardiovascular prognosis in type 2 diabetes

People with type 2 diabetes and obesity who undergo metabolic surgery have a significantly lower risk for major adverse cardiovascular events than those who do not receive surgery, observational study data show.

03-09-2019 | Medications | News

Diabetes medications need review ahead of weight-loss interventions

The specific medications people are taking for diabetes can affect their success when they undertake a weight-loss program, say researchers.

20-08-2019 | 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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Opinion

14-12-2018 | Sleep apnea | Editorial | Article

Diabetes and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: Double trouble

Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome is a common and potentially serious comorbidity in people with diabetes and obesity. John Wilding highlights what you need to know about the condition.

19-03-2018 | Diet | View from the clinic | Article

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).

16-03-2018 | Obesity | Editorial | Article

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).

In depth

16-03-2018 | Obesity | Editorial | Article

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

07-12-2018 | Pathogenesis | Review | Article

Melatonin in type 2 diabetes mellitus and obesity

Katamitri A, Jockers R. Nat Rev Endocrinol 2018. doi: 10.1038/s41574-018-0130-1

05-09-2018 | 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

30-08-2018 | 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

In practice

15-09-2016 | 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

Case reports

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