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30/03/19 - Research
PIONEER 3 outcomes
Oral semaglutide 7mg and 14mg demonstrated superior HbA1c and body weight reductions compared to Januvia (sitagliptin 100mg), although non-inferiority for oral semaglutide 3mg for HbA1c reductions at...
27/03/19 - Research
Post-bariatric hypoglycaemia
A new automated drug delivery system can help prevent dangerously low blood sugar in patients who have undergone weight-loss surgery, according to a study, ‘OR22-3: Closed-Loop Glucagon Pump: A Novel...
22/03/19 - Research
Learning curve
Bariatric fellowships reduce the learning curve for laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery (LRYGB) and helps to achieve excellent outcomes in the first and over seven years of independent...
13/03/19 - Research
Access to surgery
There is very little difference in access to bariatric surgery in Sweden with regards to socioeconomic status among patients with BMI>40, according to researchers from Lund University, Lund,...
08/03/19 - Research
Genetics and obesity
Researchers from Rockefeller University and collaborators have identified a genetic mechanism that may play a role in at least 10 percent of all obesity cases. The findings, which could help identify...
13/12/19 - Community
The International Bariatric Club
The year was 2008 and it was another Wednesday evening monthly ‘Journal Club’ presented by the bariatric surgery fellows of the Cleveland Clinic Ohio. As I listened attentively to the excellent...
12/12/19 - Research
Food impulsivity
Impulsivity or responding without thinking about the consequences of an action, has been linked to excessive food intake, binge eating, weight gain and obesity, along with several psychiatric...
12/12/19 - Research
Stem cells and diabetes
Stem cells could help turn the tide against diabetes, but more research is needed to better control their differentiation and insulin-producing properties, according to investigators from A*STAR's...

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