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25/07/19 - Research
Waist size
A study from the University of Iowa has found that some people considered to be a normal weight could unknowingly be at high risk for obesity-related health issues. The research notes that a subgroup...
24/07/19 - Research
Weight loss and minority groups
The use of intensive lifestyle interventions focused on altering dietary and physical activity habits using behavioural strategies can produce sustained weight loss among African Americans and...
24/07/19 - Research
ERAS protocol
A change in the care protocol of patients undergoing bariatric surgery exceeded its desired effect by cutting post-operative hospital stays in half, reducing postoperative hospital readmissions by 38...
31/07/19 - Research
OABG-MGB
One Anastomosis (Mini) Gastric Bypass (OAGB-MGB) is a safe and effective option for management of patients with super obesity (BMI>50kg/m2) and super-super obesity (BMI > 60kg/m2) patients and...
22/07/19 - Research
Blood oxygen deficit
A randomised controlled trial has successful demonstrated how to decrease the prevalence of postoperative hypoxemia (deficiency of blood oxygenation) with the early application of oxygen therapy....
17/09/19 - Research
Dysfunctional eating patterns
Dysfunctional eating patterns and habits in overweight and obese adults can be triggered by early life experiences that are deeply rooted within patients' personality features, meaning weight loss...
17/09/19 - Research
Obesity and T2DM
Obesity is linked to a nearly 6-fold increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), with high genetic risk and unfavourable lifestyle also increasing risk but to a much lesser extent,...
17/09/19 - Industry
Industry and Product Guide 2019
Over the last decade, our understanding of how bariatric and metabolic surgery results in long-term weight loss and the resolution of co-morbidities has led to the development of new procedures,...

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