Cost-Effectiveness Evaluation of Bariatric Surgery for Morbidly Obese with Diabetes Patients in Thailand.

Conclusions: Use of bariatric surgery in morbidly obese with DM type 2 patients is a cost-effective strategy in Thailand's context. PMID: 30863633 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of Obesity - Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Tags: J Obes Source Type: research

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Conclusion: The TEMD Obesity Study shows that obesity is a major determinant of the poor metabolic control in patients with type 2 diabetes. These results underline the importance of prevention and management of obesity to improve health care in patients with type 2 diabetes. Also, the results point out the independent sociodemographic and clinical associates of obesity, which should be the prior targets to overcome, in the national fight with obesity.Obes Facts 2019;12:167 –178
Source: Obesity Facts - Category: Eating Disorders & Weight Management Source Type: research
Authors: Wang FG, Bai RX, Yan WM, Yan M, Dong LY, Song MM Abstract The modulation of the gut microbiota was recently deemed one of the mechanisms responsible for the excellent outcomes of bariatric surgery. However, to date, only few studies have assessed this, and they have high heterogeneity. In the present study, next-generation 16S ribosomal DNA amplicon sequencing was used to characterize the gut microbiota of healthy volunteers, as well as patients prior to and after sleeve gastrectomy (SG) or Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB). Significant differences in α diversity, β diversity and species were iden...
Source: Experimental and Therapeutic Medicine - Category: General Medicine Tags: Exp Ther Med Source Type: research
AbstractObesity is a severe worldwide epidemic. Obesity comorbidities, such as type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and atherosclerosis, are costly for patients and governments. The treatment of obesity involves several facets, including lifestyle changes, bariatric surgery, and pharmacotherapy. As changes in lifestyle require considerable patient commitment that is sometimes unachievable, and surgery is expensive and invasive, pharmacotherapy is the primary option for most patients. This review describes the pharmacotherapy currently available in the USA, Europe, and Brazil, focusing on its limitations. We then analyze...
Source: American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
ConclusionSynchronous VHR and BS in a bariatric unit is feasible with low recurrence rate. Laparoscopic VHR has lower complication rates than open, apart from seroma formation. Patients with diabetes have higher risk of infection.
Source: Surgical Endoscopy - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Morbid obesity has been defined by the WHO as a global epidemic. The incidence of obesity among the renal transplant population is on the rise, with obesity-mediated diseases, such as type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D), dyslipidemia and hypertension, being considered the leading causes of end-stage renal disease. Moreover, gaining weight after transplantation is a very common occurrence in most kidney transplant patients [1], and obesity is an independent risk factor for chronic renal failure [2].
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Original articles Source Type: research
Bariatric surgery is currently the best treatment for type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2) in patients with obesity. Although different surgical techniques produce different results, better glycemic control is achieved with surgical procedures compared to clinical treatments [1 –3].
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Original articles Source Type: research
Obesity and its associated sequelae of hypertension, dyslipidemia, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), disturbances of reproduction, sleep apnea, and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis has been termed the plague of the 21st century and is increasing throughout the world in both adults and children.1-12
Source: The Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Medical progress Source Type: research
The objective of this comprehensive review is to summarize and discuss the available evidence of how adipose tissue inflammation affects insulin sensitivity and glucose tolerance. Low-grade, chronic adipose tissue inflammation is characterized by infiltration of macrophages and other immune cell populations into adipose tissue, and a shift toward more proinflammatory subtypes of leukocytes. The infiltration of proinflammatory cells in adipose tissue is associated with an increased production of key chemokines such as C-C motif chemokine ligand 2, proinflammatory cytokines including tumor necrosis factor α and interle...
Source: Comprehensive Physiology - Category: Physiology Tags: Compr Physiol Source Type: research
We read with interest the recent paper by Wei, Jih-Hua et al.1 Briefly, authors evaluated cardiovascular disease risk after metabolic surgery in 392 type 2 diabetes mellitus patients using UKPDS score and investigated the efficacy of different bariatric/metabolic procedures on cardiovascular disease risk reduction.
Source: Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases - Category: Surgery Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionLSG has a significant effect on patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus whose BMI less than 30  kg/m2 in a short time, but its long-term effectiveness needs to be further followed up.
Source: Obesity Surgery - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
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