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13/06/17 - Research
ABCD EndoBarrier Registry
Data from a UK National Health Service (NHS) EndoBarrier Registry presented at the American Diabetes Association’s 77th Scientific Sessions has demonstrated that metabolic improvements made by...
13/06/17 - Research
2 billion people overweight
Globally, more than 2 billion people suffer from health problems related to being overweight or obese, and an increasing percentage of people die from these health conditions, according to a study...
07/06/17 - Industry
post-bariatric hypoglycaemia
Eiger BioPharmaceuticals has completed enrolment of the Phase 2 multiple-ascending dose (MAD) study evaluating subcutaneous (SC) exendin 9-39 in post-bariatric surgical patients who experience...
07/06/17 - Community
Bariatric podcast
A new podcast, Beyond Bariatric Surgery Podcast, launched in May 2017, brings together the world’s best advice and support for bariatric surgery patients. Podcast host and nutrition expert, Dr Susan...
06/06/17 - Research
Post-op opioid use
According to research from a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded multi-centre study led by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, although the proportion of adults with...
14/06/17 - Research
Waist-to-height ratio
Calculating a person's waist-to-height ratio is the most accurate and efficient way of identifying whether or not they are at risk of obesity in clinical practice, according to a study by Leeds...
14/06/17 - Research
Body contouring
Only a small percentage of obese patients who have undergone bariatric surgery undergo additional body contouring surgery to reshape their bodies and remove excess skin, according to researchers from...
13/06/17 - Research
Weight loss
Researchers from the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, together with colleagues from Gelesis and the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, presented...

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