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NASH found to decrease after bariatric surgery

July 28, 2015

Researchers in France found that the rate of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis decreased 1 year after bariatric surgery among patients with the disease, according to study data published in Gastroenterology.

In a prospective study, 109 obese patients with NASH underwent bariatric surgery at the University Hospital of Lille in France. Researchers collected and evaluated clinical, biological and histologic data before surgery and 1 year after surgery.

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One night of sleep loss may affect circadian genes, metabolic response

July 28, 2015
One night of sleep loss can alter “clock genes” in the body, potentially leading to metabolic effects, including insulin resistance, according to research in…
Thomas M. Maddox, MD, MSc, FACC, FAHA In the Journals

Diabetes, poor glycemic control linked to death, CV events after CABG

July 28, 2015
In patients with type 1 diabetes, poor glycemic control was associated with increased long-term risk for death and major adverse CV events after CABG in a…
FDA News

FDA grants breakthrough therapy designation to Azedra for pheochromocytoma, paraganglioma

July 28, 2015
The FDA granted breakthrough therapy designation to Ultratrace iobenguane I-131 for the treatment of patients with iobenguane-avid metastatic or recurrent…

Childhood obesity increases during summer break

July 28, 2015
Obesity in children is likely to spike during the summer months, according to a recent press release. “The problem is actually greater in low-income, minority…
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Obesity Consults

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 5
Practical Guide to Medications Approved for Chronic Weight Management

Several pharmacologic options for the management of obesity have been approved by the US FDA, giving clinicians a range…
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VIDEO: War on diabetes continues since founding in 1940

VIDEO: War on diabetes continues since founding in 1940

June 12, 2015
BOSTON — Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, discusses the war on diabetes declared in 1940 after an alarming 750,000…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 4 Obesity and the Cardiovascular System

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 4
Obesity and the Cardiovascular System

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Eisai, Inc. and Vivus, Inc.

Obesity is associated with a wide range of comorbid conditions, including diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, and…
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