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30/07/19 - Research
Obesity and food satisfaction
The propensity to overeat may, in part, be a function of the satisfaction derived from eating, according to a study by researchers from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. The study found no...
11/09/19 - Policy
MBSAQIP programme
The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), a joint quality programme of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic...
29/07/19 - Research
Vitamin D and diabetes
Vitamin D supplementation may slow the progression of type 2 diabetes in newly diagnosed patients and those with pre-diabetes, suggesting that high-dose supplementation of vitamin D can improve...
26/07/19 - Research
Sleeve gastrectomy and kidney failure
A recent analysis of trends in weight loss surgery among patients with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) and obesity reveals that sleeve gastrectomy is safe, and its use has increased in recent years...
26/07/19 - Research
Gut bacteria
Researchers at University of Utah Health have identified a specific class of bacteria from the gut that prevents mice from becoming obese, suggesting these same microbes may similarly control weight...
31/03/20 - Research
Post-op hypoglycaemia
Zealand Pharma, a Copenhagen-based biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of innovative peptide-based medicines, has announced positive topline results from a Phase 2 clinical...
31/03/20 - Research
Revita duodenal mucosal resurfacing
Patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes who received Revita duodenal mucosal resurfacing (DMR) had significantly improved blood glucose levels, liver insulin sensitivity and other metabolic...
30/03/20 - Research
COVID-19
The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) and the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES) has released recommendations based on best available evidence and...

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