Bariatric surgery reduces mortality risk following MI, stroke
Adults with obesity who undergo bariatric surgery are less likely to die from a myocardial infarction or stroke compared with adults who do not undergo bariatric surgery whether or not they Read more
Nutritional Guidelines for the Surgical Weight Loss Patient 
Optimizing postoperative patient outcomes and nutritional status begins preoperatively. Patients should be educated before and after weight loss surgery (WLS) on the expected nutrient Read more
Another Benefit From Bariatric Surgery
More than half of obese patients with urinary incontinence had improvement or resolution of the problem following bariatric surgery, according to a study reported here. Source: Another Benefit From Bariatric Read more
After bariatric surgery, first-year weight loss may be key to improved, long-term glycemic control
In adults with obesity and type 2 diabetes who underwent bariatric surgery, acute, first-year weight loss was associated with improved HbA1c at 5 years even if the patient experienced weight regain during follow-up, according to a post hoc analysis of the STAMPEDE trial presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists annual meeting. Source: After... Read more Read more
Canagliflozin aids additional weight loss after refractory bariatric surgery
Adults who underwent bariatric surgery and experienced diabetes remission but later regained weight and redeveloped the disease experienced weight loss and improvements in cardiometabolic Read more
Gastric Bypass May Aid Muscle Strength, Physical Performance
Relative muscle strength and physical function improve meaningfully after gastric bypass, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Read more
Nutritional deficiencies common before and after bariatric surgery
For adults undergoing bariatric surgery, lifelong nutritional support is a key factor in successful outcomes. After surgery, patients are at increased risk for micronutrient deficiencies, which can result in anemia or osteoporosis, among other conditions. Source: Nutritional deficiencies common before and after bariatric Read more
Association of Gastric Bypass Surgery With Telomere Length in Patients With Obesity
This study examines whether telomeres lengthen in obese patients before and after laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery. Source: Association of Gastric Bypass Surgery With Telomere Length in Patients With Read more
Improvements made to type 2 diabetes remission tool used in weight loss surgery
Scientists believe they have improved a tool used to predict how someone will react to weight loss surgery and the probability of putting their type 2 diabetes into remission. At the moment Read more
Bariatric Surgery Outcomes Vary According to Obesity Subtype
Understanding variations among obesity subtypes may help physicians do a better job of predicting bariatric surgery outcomes, researchers reported. Researchers identified four separate classes of obesity Source: Bariatric Surgery Outcomes Vary According to Obesity Read more