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05-17-2019 | Adolescents | News

Teen-LABS reports 5-year gains and drawbacks of bariatric surgery in adolescents

Adolescents who undergo bariatric surgery are more likely than adult patients to have remission of diabetes and hypertension, but require more reoperations, show the 5-year outcomes of the Teen-LABS cohort.

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

03-13-2018 | Adolescents | News

Data support bariatric surgery for severely obese teens with type 2 diabetes

Surgical treatment of severely obese adolescents with type 2 diabetes is associated with better glycemic control and a greater reduction in BMI than medical management, US researchers report.

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

08-02-2017 | Children | Book chapter | Article

Islet cell transplantation

Bruni A, McCall M, Shapiro AMJ. In: Endocrine Surgery in Children. Edited by Ledbetter D, Johnson P. Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, 2018. doi: 10.1007/978-3-662-54256-9_14

08-02-2017 | Children | Book chapter | Article

Bariatric surgery in children

Khan MA, Ackroyd R. In: Endocrine Surgery in Children. Edited by Ledbetter D, Johnson P. Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, 2018. doi: 10.1007/978-3-662-54256-9_17

08-02-2017 | Adolescents | Book chapter | Article

Assessing and selecting patients for bariatric surgery

Inge TH. In: Endocrine Surgery in Children. Edited by Ledbetter D, Johnson P. Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, 2018. doi: 10.1007/978-3-662-54256-9_16

01-06-2017 | Obesity | News

Promising long-term outcomes after bariatric surgery in adolescence

Two studies of patients who underwent bariatric surgery during adolescence reveal sustained weight loss and improved cardiovascular risk factors 5 years or more after the procedure.

05-24-2016 | Metabolic surgery | Article

Bariatric surgery: A potential treatment for type 2 diabetes in youth

Shah AS et al. Diabetes Care 2016; 39: 934–940. doi: 10.2337/dc16-0067

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