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Mental illness does not predict weight loss after bariatric surgery

April 27, 2017

In patients with obesity, preoperative mental illness did not predict differential weight loss up to 2 years after bariatric surgery, according to findings published in Obesity.

In a study of more than 8,000 patients who underwent bariatric surgery, researchers also found that preoperative mental illness was predictive of greater acute care use, including more ED visits, beginning as soon as 3 months after surgery and persisting through 2 years of follow-up.

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Gastrointestinal adverse events mild after therapy with GLP-1 receptor agonists

April 27, 2017
Patients with type 2 diabetes experienced gastrointestinal events less frequently when treated with a once-weekly dose of the glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist…
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Coadministration of phentermine, lorcaserin increases weight loss, not adverse events in adults with obesity

April 27, 2017
Adults with obesity assigned combination phentermine and lorcaserin therapy for 12 weeks saw greater weight loss compared with either agent alone, without an increase in…
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FDA: Long-term safety, efficacy data added to Saxenda product label

April 27, 2017
The FDA today approved an updated product label for liraglutide injection 3 mg to include long-term safety and efficacy data from the 3-year SCALE Obesity and…
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Obesity, central obesity increase precocious puberty risk

April 27, 2017
The risk for precocious puberty may be increased with childhood obesity and/or central obesity; the risk is more pronounced in girls than boys, according to findings…
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Practical Lipidology®: Volume 3, Number 2

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Amgen

The reduction of low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) is recognized as the primary strategy for decreasing…
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VIDEO: Oxytocin promising therapy for weight loss

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Diabetic Retinopathy: Preferred Practice Patterns in Screening and Management

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Regeneron.

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is a major cause of blindness among American adults aged 40 years and older. The prevalence…
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