Data from a 10-year follow-up analysis of a single-center RCT in Europe is offering insight into the effects of metabolic surgery versus conventional medical therapy for long-term control of type 2 diabetes.
A matched cohort study of more than 10k patients suggests undergoing gastric bypass surgery was associated with a 38% reduction in risk of developing diabetic retinopathy among obese patients with diabetes.
An analysis of children from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children is providing insight into the potential for increased risk of mental health disorders among patients with high insulin levels or high BMI trajectory as a child.
Analysis of data from the 5000-patient Look AHEAD Trial details the varying effects of changes in lean mass, fat mass, and waist circumference, respectively, on risk of heart failure and myocardial infarctions in patients with type 2 diabetes.
An analysis of data from European registries provide an overview of reductions in MACE and other benefits associated with metabolic surgery in severely obese patients with a history of myocardial infarction.
An analysis of a Swedish obesity study with more than 20 years of follow-up data is detailing differences in life expectancy among patients who undergo bariatric surgery versus those opting for usual care.