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Bariatric Surgery for Diabetes Prevention

Swedish research suggests that bariatric surgery appears to be considerably more efficient in preventing type 2 diabetes in obese patients than usual care. In the study, bariatric surgery was associated with a type 2 diabetes...

Alcohol Use Disorders & Bariatric Surgery

Among adults who have undergone bariatric surgery, the prevalence of alcohol use disorder appears to be greater in the second year after surgery (9.6%) than in the first year after the procedure (7.3%) and the year prior to...

The 2012 ASMBS Annual Meeting

New research was recently presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, or the ASMBS, from June 17-22 in San Diego. The features below highlight just some of the studies that...

The Endocrinologist’s Role in Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is indicated for certain high-risk patients who have clinically severe obesity. A key aspect of care for the post-bariatric surgery patient population is addressing non-surgical aspects of perioperative care,...

Bariatric Surgery for Diabetes: Significant Benefits Observed

In the United States, more than 90% of 25.8 million adults with diabetes have type 2 disease, according to the CDC. More than 1.9 million cases were diagnosed in 2010 alone among adults aged 20 and older. Approximately 90% of...

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