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11-02-2020 | Metabolic surgery | News

Longstanding obesity no barrier to bariatric surgery benefits

People who undergo bariatric surgery are just as likely to achieve diabetes remission and reduce their risk for microvascular complications regardless of when they first became obese, suggest findings from the Swedish Obese Subjects study.

07-02-2020 | Pregnancy | News

Maternal diabetes, obesity may raise risk for neuropsychiatric disorders in children

Children born to mothers with diabetes and severe obesity have an elevated risk for developing neuropsychiatric disorders, researchers report.

30-01-2020 | Metabolic surgery | News

Bariatric surgery benefits persist even in face of diabetes relapse

Late relapse of type 2 diabetes is relatively common after bariatric surgery, but does not negate the metabolic health benefits of the procedure, a study shows.

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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 | Podcast | 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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