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13/09/17 - Research
T2DM criteria
Using the more stringent American Diabetes Association (ADA) criteria for defining type 2 diabetes (T2DM) remission (ADA criteria) results in a lower rate of remission, compared to the criteria from...
12/09/17 - Research
Super obese patients have superior weight reduction and a better effect on diabetes with biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD/DS) compared to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) using the...
06/09/17 - Industry
vBloc study
EnteroMedics has started its US FDA post-approval study of the vBloc System, a medical device used to treat obesity. The ReNEW Study: Maestro New Enrollment Post-Approval Study (ReNEW) will evaluate...
06/09/17 - Research
PCOS and T2D
Women who have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D) and are diagnosed at an earlier age with the condition, according to a study published in the...
05/09/17 - Research
Nanoparticles fighting obesity
In a potential breakthrough for the treatment of obesity and diabetes, Purdue University scientists have found a way to deliver a drug directly to stored white fat cells to turn them into more easily...
19/09/17 - Industry
Stretta cases in Brazil
Mederi Therapeutics has announced that the first cases of Stretta Therapy, a non-surgical treatment for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), have been performed in Brazil. Dr Manoel Galvao Neto...
18/09/17 - Research
Diabetes research
A body of research putting people with Type 2 diabetes on a low-calorie diet has confirmed the underlying causes of the condition and established that it is reversible. Professor Roy Taylor at...
18/09/17 - Research
Obesity and cancer
Obese women with large bellies may be at risk of developing a different subtype of breast cancer than those with widespread fat accumulation, according to a study published in The Oncologist. The...

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