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Patients don’t receive recommended follow-up care after weight loss surgery

Patients who have had weight loss surgery may not be receiving follow up care from their GPs as recommended in clinical guidelines – according to new research from the University of East Anglia and the University of Birmingham. Clinical guidelines recommend that patients receive nutritional and weight monitoring […]

Research shows bariatric surgery may reduce severity of COVID-19 in patients with obesity

Prior weight-loss surgery associated with lower rate of hospital admission A Cleveland Clinic study shows that among patients who have obesity and who tested positive for COVID-19, a past history of bariatric surgery was significantly associated with a lower risk of hospital and intensive care unit admission. The […]

Weight loss surgery in obese diabetic patients significantly cuts pancreatic cancer risk

Weight loss surgery significantly cuts the risk of developing pancreatic cancer in people who are obese with diabetes, a new 20-year analysis has found (Vienna, October 12, 2020) Weight loss surgery significantly cuts the risk of developing pancreatic cancer in people who are obese with diabetes, a new […]

Strict diet explains metabolic effect of gastric bypass surgery

In many studies, bariatric surgery has been highlighted as an almost magical method for weight loss and reversing type 2 diabetes. One question that has remained largely unanswered is how the effect of surgery differs from the effects of a strict low-calorie diet. This question has now been […]

Statement on metabolic and bariatric surgery during COVID-19 pandemic

American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) calls for safe resumption of bariatric and metabolic surgery before COVID-19 pandemic is declared over. Newberry, Fla. — Jun. 23, 2020 — The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), the leading organization of bariatric surgeons and integrated health […]

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