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13/11/19 - Research
Liraglutide can be considered as a safe and effective adjunctive treatment to prevent weight regain after bariatric surgery, according to two studies presented at the UK’s Society for Endocrinology...
13/11/19 - Research
Vitamin B12, obesity and pregnancy
Vitamin B12 deficiency impairs fat metabolism and may be associated with obesity during pregnancy, according to findings presented at the UK’s Society for Endocrinology annual conference. Pregnant...
11/11/19 - Research
Post-op kidney disease o
Adolescents with T2DM experienced more hyperfiltration and earlier attenuation of their elevated urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio (UACR) after gastric bypass surgery compared with adults, according...
11/11/19 - Research
Nutritional deficiencies
Adolescents who have bariatric surgery may develop nutritional deficiencies years after treatment that can result in health risks if not properly managed, according to researchers at the Cincinnati...
11/11/19 - Research
Age and bariatric surgery
A study has revealed that bariatric surgery can lead to successful weight loss and better diabetes control in older adults (above the age of 65). The study, presented at the Society for Endocrinology...
15/11/19 - Research
Why bariatric surgery works
Researchers from UC San Francisco have suspected for some time that one reason bariatric surgery is so surprisingly effective at blocking hunger is that it causes food to pass very rapidly from the...
14/11/19 - Research
Diet trials are insufficient
The vast majority of clinical trials involving diet amended their desired study outcomes along the way raising the possibility of bias, according to researchers from Boston Children's Hospital, and...
14/11/19 - Research
Surgery and toxic compounds
Toxic man-made chemicals - such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and organochlorine pesticides - that are absorbed into the body and stored in fat may be released into the bloodstream during the...

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