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Gastric bypass can provide better outcomes for patients with obesity and diabetes than lifestyle intervention

Gastric bypass can provide better outcomes for patients with obesity and diabetes than lifestyle intervention

ASMBS announces addition of intragastric balloon to approved procedures and devices

ASMBS announces addition of intragastric balloon to approved procedures and devices

Weight loss surgery helps prevent diabetes-related microvascular complications in obese patients

Weight loss surgery helps prevent diabetes-related microvascular complications in obese patients

New AASLD guideline focuses on improving diagnosis, treatment of liver cancer and NAFLD

New AASLD guideline focuses on improving diagnosis, treatment of liver cancer and NAFLD

Bariatric surgery extends lifespan in obese patients, shows study

Bariatric surgery extends lifespan in obese patients, shows study

Scarring of fat tissue in obese people can make weight loss more difficult

Scarring of fat tissue in obese people can make weight loss more difficult

Researchers develop simple test to predict T2D remission after bariatric surgery

Researchers develop simple test to predict T2D remission after bariatric surgery

Women have lower tolerance to alcohol following gastric sleeve surgery, study finds

Women have lower tolerance to alcohol following gastric sleeve surgery, study finds

Study reveals how caloric diet may reverse type 2 diabetes

Study reveals how caloric diet may reverse type 2 diabetes

Study: Many women do not follow guidelines to prevent pregnancy after bariatric surgery

Study: Many women do not follow guidelines to prevent pregnancy after bariatric surgery

Bariatric surgery linked to reduced risk of cancer for severely obese patients

Bariatric surgery linked to reduced risk of cancer for severely obese patients

Researchers reveal reason for reduced release of satiety hormones in obese people

Researchers reveal reason for reduced release of satiety hormones in obese people

Body contouring surgery is affordable to patients with insurance and income, says researcher

Body contouring surgery is affordable to patients with insurance and income, says researcher

Opioid use gradually increases few years after bariatric surgery, study shows

Opioid use gradually increases few years after bariatric surgery, study shows

New study finds dramatic reorganization of the gut caused by weight loss surgery

New study finds dramatic reorganization of the gut caused by weight loss surgery

One in five bariatric surgery patients likely to develop alcohol problems, study finds

One in five bariatric surgery patients likely to develop alcohol problems, study finds

Obese individuals with limited options can benefit from non-surgical endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty

Obese individuals with limited options can benefit from non-surgical endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty

Messaging software promotes healing in surgery patients

Messaging software promotes healing in surgery patients

Medtronic launches new Signia Stapling System that provides real-time feedback during surgery

Medtronic launches new Signia Stapling System that provides real-time feedback during surgery

Study may help clinicians predict outcome of common bariatric surgery

Study may help clinicians predict outcome of common bariatric surgery