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Obesity and metabolic (bariatric) surgery

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Marked reduction in vascular events in diabetes patients after bariatric surgery

Obesity surgery

An observational study published in JAMA demonstrates a substantial reduction in the risk for hard cardiovascular endpoints in obese patients with type 2 diabetes who have undergone bariatric surgery.

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Real-world bariatric surgery data show microvascular protection

Surgical tools

Obese patients with type 2 diabetes who undergo bariatric surgery achieve large reductions in their risk for microvascular complications, shows a real-world study.

Journal article

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

Man checking body fat (symbolic image with model)

This review describes the most effective multidisciplinary approach to weight management in patients with type 2 diabetes in real-world clinical practice [read more].
Hamdy O, Ashrafzadeh S, Mottalib A. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 66. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1030-4

Get more on:  Lifestyle interventions | Obesity | Type 2 diabetes

View from the clinic

Best communication practices for subspecialty referrals

Best communication practices for subspecialty referrals

Jay Shubrook draws on his experiences as a primary care physician and diabetes specialist to provide simple tips to help each profession optimize the patient referral process [read more].

Get more on: Healthcare systems and type 1 diabetes | Healthcare systems and type 2 diabetes | View from the clinic

Expert opinion editorial

Why don’t we offer bariatric surgery to more people with diabetes in the UK?

Gastric bypass surgery (used with permission)

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 [read more].

Get more on: Obesity | Type 2 diabetes | Guidelines

medwireNews

03-08-2019 | Obesity | News

Similar weight-loss outcomes with one anastomosis, Roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedures

Findings from the YOMEGA trial indicate that the one anastomosis gastric bypass procedure is noninferior to standard Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in terms of weight loss and metabolic outcomes.

02-07-2019 | Metabolic surgery | News

Diabetes remission common, but unstable, after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

Almost three-quarters of patients who undergo Roux-en-Y gastric bypass experience diabetes remission within 1 year of surgery, but nearly one-third subsequently relapse, population-based study data show.

01-16-2019 | Obesity | News

Gastric bypass pros and cons reported for type 2 diabetes patients

Overweight and obese patients with type 2 diabetes who undergo gastric bypass have significantly lower risks for death, cardiovascular disease, and severe kidney disease than those who do not have such surgery, Swedish research shows.

Themed collections

07-31-2017 | Metabolic surgery | Themed collection | Collection

Metabolic surgery in diabetes

This content collection examines the mechanisms associated with diabetes remission following bariatric (metabolic) surgery, considers the patients most suitable for each procedure, and reviews post-surgical management and outcomes, including complications.

Journal articles and book chapters

11-28-2018 | Diabetic cardiomyopathy | Article

Cardiovascular risk reduction over time in patients with diabetes or pre-diabetes undergoing bariatric surgery: data from a single-center retrospective observational study

Rubio-Almanza M, Cámara-Gómez R, Hervás-Marín D et al. BMC Endocr Disord 2018; 18: 90. doi: 10.1186/s12902-018-0317-4

10-16-2018 | Metabolic surgery | Article

Association between bariatric surgery and macrovascular disease outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes and severe obesity

Fisher DP et al. JAMA 2018; 320: 1570–1582. doi: 10.1001/jama.2018.14619

08-06-2018 | Metabolic surgery | Article

Long-term relapse of type 2 diabetes after roux-en-Y gastric bypass: Prediction and clinical relevance

Debédat J et al. Diabetes Care 2018: dc180567. doi: 10.2337/dc18-0567

07-20-2018 | Type 1 diabetes | Review | Article

Simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation versus living donor kidney transplantation alone: An outcome-driven choice?

Venkatanarasimhamoorthy VS, Barlow AD. Curr Diab Rep 2018; 18: 67. doi: 10.1007/s11892-018-1039-8

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

Guidelines

A convenient single access point, providing diabetes professionals with links to a comprehensive set of clinical practice guidelines from a wide range of relevant organizations.

Slides

Downloadable PowerPoint slide sets containing a variety of high-quality images and illustrations from Springer Nature’s library of published figures.

Practice tips

Practical information, guidance, and helpful resources for diabetes healthcare providers. Comprised of practical approaches, case studies, and more.

Themed collections

Compendia of selected, recently published, free full-text journal and book content from Springer Nature and other publishers on a particular topic within diabetes management, as recommended by our Editorial Board.

Independent Medical Education

Educational programs building upon the most current research and professional practice recommendations, with the aim of enabling more efficient diagnosis, optimizing treatment, and improving patient outcomes.

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