Bariatric Surgery Ups Epilepsy Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Bariatric surgery increased the risk of epilepsy, a retrospective Canadian study showed. Over a minimum of 3 years follow-up, bariatric surgery patients had a 45% increased risk of developing epilepsy compared with people who... (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - September 29, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Upstate earns reaccreditation for comprehensive bariatric surgery program
Reaccreditation exmained staffing, training, facility patient care and support. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - September 26, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery While Young Yields Enduring Health Benefits Bariatric Surgery While Young Yields Enduring Health Benefits
People with severe obesity who underwent bariatric surgery as teens still reap the health rewards at least a decade later, a new study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 23, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery Tied to Lasting, Clinically Important Improvements in Pain
FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2022 -- Bariatric surgery is commonly associated with long-term clinically important improvements (CII) in pain and physical function among severely obese patients, according to a study published online Sept. 14 in JAMA Network... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 23, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Metabolic Surgery Beats Medical, Lifestyle Interventions for T2D Remission
MONDAY, Sept. 19, 2022 -- Metabolic or bariatric surgery is more effective and durable than medical and lifestyle interventions for achieving remission of type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the July issue of Diabetes Care. John P.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Weight-Loss Surgery Has Long-Term Benefits for Pain, Mobility
Though many patients regain some weight in the first couple of years after bariatric surgery, a new study finds pain and movement benefits seem to stand the test of time. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight-Loss Surgery Has Long-Term Benefits for Pain, Mobility
FRIDAY, Sept. 16, 2022 -- Bariatric surgery aims to help severely obese patients shed significant weight, and now new research shows that many can also look forward to lasting pain relief and mobility. Though many patients regain some weight in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 16, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Sept.16, 2022 ​
Bariatric surgery can bring long-term benefits for pain, mobility. Seven years out, 43% of the roughly 1,500 patients enrolled in a new study said their joint pain remained noticeably lower than before surgery. Read more Experts say new street drug... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 16, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery Complications More Common in Hispanics, Blacks Bariatric Surgery Complications More Common in Hispanics, Blacks
While Roux-en-Y gastric bypass complications are higher for all, minorities show higher rates of post-operative hospitalizations, mortality.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 9, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Racial Differences in Bariatric Surgery Safety Persist
(MedPage Today) -- While bariatric surgery was shown to be effective across racial and ethnic groups, the type of procedure did matter in terms of safety for Black and Hispanic patients, according to a retrospective comparative effectiveness cohort... (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - August 31, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

High Blood Pressure and Diabetes Are Linked. Here ’ s How to Reduce Your Risk for Both
High blood pressure—also known as hypertension—and Type 2 diabetes are two of the most common medical conditions in the U.S. Unfortunately, they often occur together. Some research has found that 85% of middle-aged or older adults who have Type 2 diabetes also have hyper­tension, and both conditions elevate a person’s risk for heart disease, stroke, and kidney disease. These increased risks are significant, and in some cases grave. Researchers have found that people with Type 2 ­diabetes are up to four times more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than those who don’t have the conditio...
Source: TIME: Health - August 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Disease freelance healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery
kls117@duke.eduWed, 08/24/2022 - 15:37 Treatment PageBariatric Surgery ProvidersDana D. Portenier, MDKeri A. Seymour, DOKunoor Jain-Spangler, MDRanjan Sudan, MDJin S. Yoo, MDJacob A. Greenberg, MDBenjamin R. Lloyd, MDChelsea A. Connor, MD, FACSLuke Kinsinger, MD, BS, FACSMatthew B. Martin, MDPaul J. Stechschulte, MDEric M. Wilson, MD, FACSJennifer Norris, PA-CAnne M. Stephano, PA-CChristina Killette, RDN/LDNMaria Tucker, CDCES, MPH, RDN/LDNKelli E. Friedman, PhDTina M. Gremore, PhDJennifer J. Pells, PhD (Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News)
Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News - August 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: kls117 at duke.edu Source Type: news

Sleeve Gastrectomy Gets Big Boost After Medicare Coverage Took Effect
(MedPage Today) -- Sleeve gastrectomy jumped in popularity after Medicare began covering the bariatric procedure in 2012, a serial cross-sectional study showed. Among over 76,000 Medicare beneficiaries with obesity who underwent bariatric surgery... (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 18, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Bariatric surgery figures for the past five years
Bariatric surgical procedures, 2021/22 (provisional) – National Obesity Audit [Management Information] is a new quarterly publication from NHS Digital covering data for the past five financial years, from 2017-18. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - August 16, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Adolescent Class II and III Obesity and Bariatric Surgery Adolescent Class II and III Obesity and Bariatric Surgery
In what ways do bariatric surgery utilization rates and outcomes differ between adolescents with class II and III obesity?Annals of Surgery (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 10, 2022 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news