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05/07/18 - Research
Metabotypes and bariatric surgery
Individuals experienced a greater improvement of insulin resistance and cardiovascular factors after bariatric surgery had lower levels of gluconeogenic precursors, metabolites of the urea metabolism...
26/06/18 - Research
T2DM medications
In young patients with impaired glucose tolerance or recent-onset type 2 diabetes, neither initial treatment with long-acting insulin followed by the drug metformin, nor metformin alone preserved the...
25/06/18 - Research
Bariatric surgery and OSA
Bariatric surgery has a clear role in treating patients with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and should be routinely recommended for curative benefit in patients with morbid obesity, according to...
25/06/18 - Research
US diabetes rates
The number of US adults with diagnosed diabetes is projected to nearly triple and the percent prevalence double - by 2060 – according to a study by researchers from the Centers for Disease Control...
25/06/18 - Research
Circular stapler height
Using a 3.5mm circular stapler height compared to a 4.8mm stapler height to fashion the gastrojejunostomy (GJ) during laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) may reduce the rate of significant...
06/07/18 - Research
NAFLD cost
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) costs the US healthcare system US$32 billion annually, according to a first-of-its-kind study by Intermountain Healthcare researchers on the economic impact...
06/07/18 - Research
T2DM medications
Zafgen has announced positive full results from the its Phase 2 clinical trial of ZGN-1061, designed to demonstrate proof-of-concept efficacy and safety in patients with type 2 diabetes and establish...
09/07/18 - Research
Alzheimer's and obesity
When a high-fat, high-sugar diet that leads to obesity is paired with normal aging, it may contribute to the development of Alzheimer's disease, according to researchers from Brock University in...

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