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Sugars represent more than one-quarter of children’s calories

Sugars represent more than one-quarter of children’s calories
January 17, 2018
In the Journals

Bariatric surgery linked to lower death risk

January 16, 2018
Patients with obesity who underwent bariatric surgical procedures were less likely to die within a median period of about 4 years than those who managed obesity with…
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Nearly 25% of patients maintain diabetes control 5 years after obesity surgery

January 16, 2018
Among adults prescribed intensive lifestyle and medical management for obesity, those who also underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery were more likely to achieve…
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Despite benefits, risks remain after bariatric surgery

January 16, 2018
Patients with obesity who underwent bariatric surgery had increased risks for depression, anxiety, sleep disorders and treatment with opioid drugs vs. those who received…
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Best of Obesity Forum® 2017

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novo Nordisk, Inc.

The incidence of obesity has increased dramatically over the past 20 years and is considered to be an epidemic in the…
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GI Bookshelf

Chapter 5: Bowel Obstruction And Pseudo-Obstruction

From GI Emergencies: A Quick Reference Guide
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American Heart Association Scientific Sessions

American Heart Association Scientific Sessions

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VIDEO: Flip side of weight loss is health gain for people with prediabetes

November 5, 2015
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