Articles about bariatrics


Bariatric Nutrition During Times of Crisis is Important

Last updated: 04/09/2020

The expression, “Failing to plan is planning to fail,” is particularly relevant to the bariatric population in the most normal of circumstances. But in times of crisis, having a...

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Surgery before diabetes develops leads to greater weight loss

Last updated: 04/06/2020

Patients with obesity may lose more weight if they undergo bariatric surgery before they develop diabetes, according to a study, accepted for presentation at ENDO 2020 (the...

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Bariatric surgery may be effective treatment for NAFLD

Last updated: 04/05/2020

Bariatric surgery may be an effective treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), according to Portuguese research that was accepted for presentation at ENDO 2020...

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Small Ingredient Changes That Make a Big Difference in Weight Loss

Last updated: 04/03/2020

Do you ever think that weight loss is difficult or overwhelming, or that your diet is tasteless or boring? It does not have to be that way! Small changes in what you eat can let...

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LINX Procedure and Bariatric Surgery

Last updated: 04/01/2020

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is a widely accepted procedure for patients with the disease of obesity and intractable gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Many experts believe...

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Childhood obesity linked to higher risk of anxiety, depression and premature death

Last updated: 03/27/2020

In the study published today in PLOS Medicine, the researchers showed that people with obesity in childhood have a three times higher risk of dying in early adulthood than a...

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Significantly fewer heart attacks and strokes for bariatric patients

Last updated: 03/24/2020

Bariatric surgery resulted in 60% fewer fatal and non-fatal heart attacks and strokes among 3,701 men and women who had surgery, compared to the same number of patients who did...

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Manipulating microbes could be an alternative to bariatric surgery

Last updated: 03/19/2020

Researchers generally agree that genetic and gut microbiome composition and activity are important factors in determining who has and who does not have obesity. As interest and...

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Bariatric Surgery Type Matters for Diabetes Outcomes

Last updated: 03/09/2020

In patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM), outcomes of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery were better than sleeve gastrectomy (SG), a finding at odds with recent randomized...

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Improved Bariatric Surgery Pathways Could Reduce Health Care Burden, Costs in Canada

Last updated: 03/04/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A shorter time to bariatric surgery and better postop care could save money and years of obesity-related comorbidities in Canadian patients, an...

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