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Gastric bypass surgery is the most effective therapy to treat type 2 diabetes

Gastric bypass surgery is the most effective therapy to treat type 2 diabetes

Diet, not gastric bypass surgery, accounts for improved health

Diet, not gastric bypass surgery, accounts for improved health

ASMBS calls for safe and rapid resumption of metabolic and bariatric surgery

ASMBS calls for safe and rapid resumption of metabolic and bariatric surgery

RYGB surgery patients can benefit from anti-obesity medications

RYGB surgery patients can benefit from anti-obesity medications

Slightly elevated blood glucose levels can trigger major changes in insulin-producing cells

Slightly elevated blood glucose levels can trigger major changes in insulin-producing cells

Gastric bypass may be the best surgical option in patients with NAFLD

Gastric bypass may be the best surgical option in patients with NAFLD

Weight loss lasts long after bariatric surgery, study finds

Weight loss lasts long after bariatric surgery, study finds

Type 2 diabetes mellitus responds to weight loss surgery

Type 2 diabetes mellitus responds to weight loss surgery

Study:  Weight loss surgery linked to increased risk of bone fractures

Study: Weight loss surgery linked to increased risk of bone fractures

Relapse is common for bariatric surgery patients who quit smoking

Relapse is common for bariatric surgery patients who quit smoking

Bariatric surgeries may change patients' sensitivity to and absorption of alcohol

Bariatric surgeries may change patients' sensitivity to and absorption of alcohol

Study: Weight loss surgery may reduce risk of heart failure, hypertension and early death

Study: Weight loss surgery may reduce risk of heart failure, hypertension and early death

Gastric bypass more likely to require further treatment than gastric sleeve

Gastric bypass more likely to require further treatment than gastric sleeve

New closed-loop system provides a way to help individuals with post-bariatric hypoglycemia

New closed-loop system provides a way to help individuals with post-bariatric hypoglycemia

Comparing surgical and non-surgical weight loss procedures

Comparing surgical and non-surgical weight loss procedures

Gastric bypass associated with higher risk of additional operations

Gastric bypass associated with higher risk of additional operations

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery associated with higher risk of additional procedures

Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery associated with higher risk of additional procedures

Mercy Medical Center to establish the Maryland Bariatric Center

Mercy Medical Center to establish the Maryland Bariatric Center

New studies point to benefits of weight-loss surgery for teens with severe obesity

New studies point to benefits of weight-loss surgery for teens with severe obesity

Bariatric surgery may release toxic compounds from fat into bloodstream, study reveals

Bariatric surgery may release toxic compounds from fat into bloodstream, study reveals