ObesityWeek

The latest news from ObesityWeek, with physician perspective, researcher interviews and clinician insight.

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Multiple type 2 diabetes benefits achievable through low-carb diets

November 14, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Adults with type 2 diabetes can experience multiple diabetes-specific benefits beyond weight loss by undertaking a low-carbohydrate…
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Bariatric surgery complications more common with higher preoperative HbA1c

November 13, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Adults who undergo bariatric surgery may be more likely to be readmitted to the hospital, have more trips to the ICU and have a…
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Fatty liver disease unaffected by bariatric surgery type

November 12, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Liver fat volume can be reduced by bariatric surgery regardless of procedure type, although some liver enzymes may be affected…
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Experts debate best approach to type 2 diabetes in obesity

November 11, 2019
LAS VEGAS — When an individual has obesity with type 2 diabetes, the treating clinician should first focus on lowering blood glucose —…
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'Destination care' lowers costs, improves satisfaction in bariatric surgery

November 8, 2019
LAS VEGAS — A national destination care program for bariatric surgery can be both safe and effective, with an analysis suggesting the model is…
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In explaining rise of obesity, diabetes, look toward unanswered questions

November 8, 2019
LAS VEGAS— The epidemics of obesity and type 2 diabetes continue to grow, and several challenging questions may hold the clues to targeting the…
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Consider hypoglycemia risks when helping adults with diabetes lose weight

November 8, 2019
LAS VEGAS — When treating patients with type 2 diabetes who are attempting to lose weight, physicians must incorporate strategies that limit…
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Elevated infection risk remains following treatment for obesity

November 8, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Obesity is associated with an elevated risk for infection, but treating obesity with either standard medical therapies or bariatric…
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Swallowable gastric balloon offers safe, nonendoscopic option for adults with overweight, obesity

November 7, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Adults with overweight or obesity who received a swallowable gastric balloon that deflates on its own experienced a significant…
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Meal size advice helps parents choose healthier options for children at restaurants

November 7, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Parents may be more likely to order meals with healthier calorie counts for their children while dining at restaurants if they are…

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ObesityWeek

November 3, 2019 - November 7, 2019