4th World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes

The 4th World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes

is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary forum where clinicians, scientists, and policy makers will conduct a critical review and discussion of the latest research findings on metabolic/bariatric surgery and novel interventional therapies for type 2 diabetes. The first three editions were held with the participation of world leading experts, including Nobel Laureates, and with attendees from over 60 countries. The upcoming congress will build on…

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ASMBS Position Statement on Medium- and Long-term Durability of Weight Loss and Diabetic Outcomes after Conventional Stapled Bariatric Procedures

Azagury D, Papasavas P, Hamdallah I, Gagner M, Kim J. ASMBS Position Statement on medium- and long-term durability of weight loss and diabetic outcomes after conventional stapled bariatric procedures. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2018;14(10):1425-41.

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New Study Finds Most Bariatric Surgeries Performed in Northeast, and Fewest in South Where Obesity Rates are Highest, and Economies are Weakest

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NASHVILLE, TN – Nov. 15, 2018 – West Virginia and Mississippi may have the two highest obesity rates in the nation but rank 25th and 45th in the country when it comes to the number of weight-loss surgeries per capita, and have two of the worst state economies, according to a new…

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Mortality From Heart Failure Cut in Half in Weight-loss Surgery Patients

New Cleveland Clinic Study Shows Bariatric Surgery May Have Protective Effect After Heart Failure

Patients who have previously undergone weight-loss or bariatric surgery, and later suffer unrelated heart failure, cut their risk of dying in half compared to those who did not have surgery, according to a new study from Cleveland Clinic researchers who presented their findings* today at ObesityWeek℠ 2018

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Bariatric surgery evolved from the mission of bariatric surgical pioneers to lessen the disease burden of obesity on the lives of their patients. Major unanticipated metabolic benefits of weight loss operations were noted and documented by surgeon scientists. Eventually, classic bariatric operations because recognized as “metabolic” operations, and metabolic surgery and surgeons became central figures in treating metabolic diseases in obese patients. All along the way, metabolic surgeons have been diligent to…

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