Weight Loss Benefit in Diabetes Is Similar via Surgery or Diet Weight Loss Benefit in Diabetes Is Similar via Surgery or Diet
Small study suggests no independent effects from gastric bypass surgery.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - August 19, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery Linked to Reduction in Mortality Rate
TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2020 -- Bariatric surgery is associated with a reduction in mortality, and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is effective for blood pressure (BP) control in patients with hypertension and obesity, according to two studies published... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Strict diet explains metabolic effect of gastric bypass surgery
(Lund University) In many studies, bariatric surgery has been highlighted as an almost magical method for weight loss and reversing type 2 diabetes. One question that has remained largely unanswered is how the effect of surgery differs from the effects of a strict low-calorie diet. This question has now been examined by researchers at Lund University in Sweden in a study published in the journal Diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Gastric Bypass for Kidney Protection? Gastric Bypass for Kidney Protection?
Obesity takes a toll on the kidney, but weight loss through medications and lifestyle is challenging. A study from Sweden suggests that gastric bypass surgery could help prevent renal decline.Medscape Nephrology (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - August 5, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Nephrology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Gastric Bypass Bests Medication for Lowering Albuminuria in Early Kidney Disease Gastric Bypass Bests Medication for Lowering Albuminuria in Early Kidney Disease
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) was more effective than best medical treatment in achieving albuminuria remission in patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity in an intermediate analysis of a randomized controlled trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - June 11, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Antiobesity Meds May Curb Weight Regain After RYGB
FRIDAY, May 22, 2020 -- The antiobesity medications (AOMs) phentermine and topiramate may help mitigate weight regain (WR) after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery, according to a study published online May 22 in Obesity. Nawfal W. Istfan,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Higher Risk for Bone Fractures Seen After Bariatric Surgery
MONDAY, March 30, 2020 -- The risk for bone fracture is increased after gastric bypass surgery, according to a study published online March 3 in the Journal of Internal Medicine. Sofie Ahlin, M.D., of the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 30, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Kaiser Permanente finds weight loss lasts long after surgery
(Kaiser Permanente) People with severe obesity who underwent bariatric surgery maintained significantly more weight loss at 5 years than those who did not have surgery according to a Kaiser Permanente study published March 13 in Annals of Surgery. Although some weight regain was common after surgery, regain to within 5% of baseline was rare, especially in patients who had gastric bypass instead of sleeve gastrectomy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Solving obesity: Could manipulating microbes offer an alternative to weight loss surgery?
(Arizona State University) In a new study, 'Temporospatial shifts in the human gut microbiome and metabolome after gastric bypass surgery,' recently published in npj Biofilms and Microbiomes, ASU researcher Zehra Esra Ilhan, ASU Biodesign professor Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown--and researchers from Mayo Clinic and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, have taken another step in understanding how the gut changes after gastric bypass surgery (also known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery). (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 13, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Diabetes outcomes differ by type of bariatric surgery
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass linked to better diabetes outcomes and weight loss compared with gastric sleeve Related items fromOnMedica Surgery a better option for obese diabetics Type 2 diabetes in 10 times more young people than realised Keep off lost weight for continued cardiometabolic benefit Diabetes drug use during pregnancy affects child's weight Vegan diet may help blood sugar control (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - March 6, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery Improves Type 2 Diabetes, Study Finds Bariatric Surgery Improves Type 2 Diabetes, Study Finds
In patients with both severe obesity and diabetes, bariatric surgery can often improve diabetes, and in some, gastric bypass is even more effective than sleeve gastrectomy, a study has found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 5, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Gastric bypass may be best weight-loss surgery for diabetes remission
(Reuters Health) - Diabetics considering weight-loss surgery may want to opt for a procedure known as gastric bypass because it's the technique most likely to send their disease into remission, according to new research. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Gastric bypass improves weight loss, type 2 diabetes, study finds
People who are both severely obese and have type 2 diabetes may benefit from weight loss surgery, a new analysis suggests. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

T2DM Remission Rates Higher With RYGB Versus Sleeve Gastrectomy
WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2020 -- Most patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) undergoing bariatric surgery experience T2DM remission during five years of follow-up, but outcomes are superior with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) compared with sleeve... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Alcohol sensitivity in women after undergoing bariatric surgery: a cross-sectional study - Acevedo MB, Teran-Garcia M, Bucholz KK, Eagon JC, Bartholow BD, Burd NA, Khan N, Rowitz B, Pepino MY.
BACKGROUND: Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) and sleeve gastrectomy (SG), the most common bariatric surgeries performed worldwide, increase the risk to develop an alcohol use disorder. This might be due, in part, to surgery-related changes in alcohol pharma... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Many Smokers Who Quit Before Gastric Bypass Surgery Relapse
61.7 percent of those who smoked one year preop smoke at seven years postop (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - February 24, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Many Smokers Who Quit Before Gastric Bypass Surgery Relapse
MONDAY, Feb. 24, 2020 -- Although most adults who smoke prior to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) quit before surgery, the rate of relapse is high, according to a study published online Feb. 20 in the Annals of Surgery. Wendy C. King, Ph.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

For Teens, Weight-Loss Surgery May Not Bring Emotional Gains
THURSDAY, Feb. 6, 2020 -- Following weight-loss surgery, teens may see some aspects of their health improve, but overall mental health isn't likely to budge, a new study suggests. In the five years after gastric bypass surgery, teens experienced... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 6, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Gastric Bypass Beats Diet and Exercise for Reversing Diabetes Gastric Bypass Beats Diet and Exercise for Reversing Diabetes
People who undergo gastric bypass surgery are more likely to achieve remission of diabetes than those who try to lose weight by dieting and exercising, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 22, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Mental Health Outcomes No Better for Teens Undergoing RYGB
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 22, 2020 -- Mental health outcomes do not appear to improve for obese adolescents undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, according to a study published online Jan. 21 in The Lancet Child& Adolescent Health. Kajsa J ärvholm, Ph.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Which Obesity Surgery Is Right for You?
Looking at medical records from more than 33,000 U.S. patients, researchers found that those who underwent gastric bypass surgery had higher rates of hospitalization in the next five years, versus patients who underwent sleeve gastrectomy. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Interventions More Likely After RYGB Versus Sleeve Gastrectomy
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 15, 2020 -- Among adults undergoing bariatric surgery, interventions, operations, and hospitalizations are more likely after Roux en Y gastric bypass (RYGB) than after sleeve gastrectomy (SG), according to a study published online... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 15, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Patients of weight-loss surgery are at triple the death risk from substance use, study says
(Natural News) Some people who struggle to lose weight turn to gastric bypass surgery in hopes of quick and lasting results. While this operation can make a difference for some patients initially, it could lead to a host of problems in the long term – and one surprising one is a higher risk of death... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gastric Sleeve Tied to Lower Risk for Subsequent Procedures
MONDAY, Dec. 30, 2019 -- Patients undergoing vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG) appear to be less likely than matched patients undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) to experience subsequent abdominal operative interventions, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Less Abdominal Surgery Post Sleeve Gastrectomy vs Gastric Bypass Less Abdominal Surgery Post Sleeve Gastrectomy vs Gastric Bypass
Although gastric bypass surgery is more effective for weight loss and diabetes remission, patients should know that it may be tied to a slightly higher risk of needing another procedure, says lead author.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - December 24, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Gastric Bypass Surgery Linked to Bone-Strength Improvement in New Study Gastric Bypass Surgery Linked to Bone-Strength Improvement in New Study
Bone strength increases in the year after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery in patients with and without type 2 diabetes, researchers from Norway report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - December 10, 2019 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Teens Have More Nutritional Deficiencies After Gastric Bypass Vs Sleeve Gastrectomy Teens Have More Nutritional Deficiencies After Gastric Bypass Vs Sleeve Gastrectomy
More than twice as many teens who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) for weight loss had multiple nutritional deficiencies compared to those who underwent sleeve gastrectomy (SG), researchers say. Ongoing nutrition monitoring and supplementation is recommended, regardless of surgery type.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - December 10, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Gastric Bypass Beats Sleeve Gastrectomy for Diabetes Remission Gastric Bypass Beats Sleeve Gastrectomy for Diabetes Remission
Among obese patients with type 2 diabetes, gastric bypass is associated with higher rates of diabetes remission at one year than is sleeve gastrectomy, researchers from Norway report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - November 26, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Gastric Bypass May Stem Diabetic Kidney Disease More Quickly in Youth Than Adults Gastric Bypass May Stem Diabetic Kidney Disease More Quickly in Youth Than Adults
Gastric bypass appears to lower urine albumin more quickly in diabetic adolescents than in diabetic adults, new research suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - November 21, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Best surgery for long-term weight loss not yet clear
(Reuters Health) - People with obesity may initially shed more excess pounds with an older operation known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass than with a newer sleeve gastrectomy procedure, but a research review suggests that longer-term, which one is better for weight loss remains unknown. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

More Weight Loss After Gastric Bypass Linked to Better Chance of T2DM Remission More Weight Loss After Gastric Bypass Linked to Better Chance of T2DM Remission
Younger patients and those who lose more weight in the first year after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) have a better chance of achieving lasting type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) remission, new research shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - November 12, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Age is not a barrier to the benefits of weight-loss surgery
(Society for Endocrinology) While weight-loss surgeries are not usually performed in people above the age of 65, a new study shows that these procedures can lead to successful weight loss and better diabetes control in older adults. The study, presented at the Society for Endocrinology annual conference in Brighton, UK, indicates that elderly patients treated with bariatric surgery (gastric bypass or gastric sleeve) can recover well and have a reduced risk of obesity-related complications, including heart disease and diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Weight-Loss Surgery Tied to Lower Risk of Birth Defects Weight-Loss Surgery Tied to Lower Risk of Birth Defects
Women with severe obesity who have gastric bypass surgery to lose weight before becoming pregnant may be less likely to have babies with birth defects than similar women who don't have weight-loss surgery, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Maternal gastric bypass surgery reduces risk of birth defects
According to a study published inJAMA, gastric bypass surgery for obese women reduces likelihood of birth defects in children.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 16, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Weight-loss surgery tied to lower risk of birth defects
(Reuters Health) - Women with severe obesity who have gastric bypass surgery to lose weight before becoming pregnant may be less likely to have babies with birth defects than similar women who don't have weight-loss surgery, a new study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Gastric Bypass Linked to Lower Risk for Major Birth Defects
TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 -- Infants born to women who have undergone Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery have a lower risk for major birth defects than those born to matched control women, according to a study published in the Oct. 15 issue of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gastric Bypass in Teens Improves Health Dramatically Gastric Bypass in Teens Improves Health Dramatically
A long-term study comparing outcomes in teens and adults treated with gastric bypass surgery provides more support for the procedure.Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - September 13, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics Viewpoint Source Type: news

Weight-Loss Surgery Drops Heart Disease, Death Risk for Diabetics
The observational study tracked the health of almost 2,300 people with type 2 diabetes who had one of four types of weight-loss surgery. These included gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, adjustable gastric banding and duodenal switch surgery. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight-Loss Surgery Dramatically Lowers the Risk of Early Death, a New Study Finds
For decades, doctors have known that losing weight can significantly lower risk of heart disease and by extension, reduce the risk of dying from heart-related events such as stroke and heart attack. Studies have shown that both lifestyle changes including diet and exercise as well as medications and weight-loss surgery can improve heart disease risk factors such as obesity and diabetes, for example, but data supporting the benefits of any of these approaches in actually lowering rates of heart events such as heart attack and atrial fibrillation, or in reducing early deaths from heart disease, have been less robust. The dat...
Source: TIME: Health - September 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized diabetes Heart Disease Source Type: news

Gastric Bypass Surgery in the Treatment of GERD Symptoms Gastric Bypass Surgery in the Treatment of GERD Symptoms
Has the beneficial effect of gastric bypass on GERD symptoms been overestimated?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 21, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Mom Makes Her Health and Well-Being a Priority
Treatment TermsWeight loss surgerySleeve gastrectomyBMI CalculatorWeight Loss Benefits and ComplicationsWeight Loss Surgery Next StepsRoux-en-y gastric bypass Author Morgan deBlecourt Overview At 247 pounds, Tracie Green felt miserable thanks to a slew of weight-related health problems. When she couldn ’t take it anymore, Green decided to try weight loss surgery. In the 12 months since then, Green has lost almost 60 pounds and her health has improved significantly. Although she has no regrets, Green’s weight loss journey hasn’t been easy. Hero Imageblog_weightlosstraciegreen_1932x862.jpg Preview Ima...
Source: dukehealth.org: Health Tips - August 15, 2019 Category: Primary Care Authors: md141 at duke.edu Source Type: news

Weight loss jab dubbed 'most exciting obesity treatment yet' helps patients lose 10lbs in a month
The jab, developed by Imperial College London, was tested on 15 patients. It contains three hormones that mimic the effects of a gastric bypass surgery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise Training Reduces Bone Loss Tied to Gastric Bypass in Women Exercise Training Reduces Bone Loss Tied to Gastric Bypass in Women
Exercise training can attenuate the bone loss that commonly follows Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) in women with severe obesity, according to results from a randomized controlled trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - August 6, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Will NeuroPace ’s RNS System Shock the Obesity Treatment Market?
This study will evaluate whether neurostimulation can automatically respond to the signals that occur immediately before a loss-of-control eating episode to help patients regain control, a potentially groundbreaking intervention for the most severely affected patients. The RNS System’s ability to continuously monitor brain activity and respond with therapy when these biomarkers are detected makes the system an ideal fit for this research.” Changes in the Market With this study, NeuroPace is venturing out into new territory. Typically, the firm’s closed-loop neuromodulat...
Source: MDDI - July 12, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: R & D Source Type: news

Obese woman whose weight spiraled to 590lbs got down to 221lbs in time for her wedding
June McCamey turned to comfort food when her son suddenly died at just 17 in 2011. After suffering both a stroke and a heart attack, she underwent gastric-bypass surgery in Texas. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lower Risk of Reintervention After Sleeve Gastrectomy Versus Gastric Bypass Lower Risk of Reintervention After Sleeve Gastrectomy Versus Gastric Bypass
Sleeve gastrectomy (SG) conferred a significantly lower risk of reintervention at five years compared to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) in a retrospective analysis of patients who underwent the procedures between 2005 and 2015.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 3, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Gastric surgery increases risk of drug or alcohol-related death
According to a study, published inSurgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, alcohol and drug related deaths are much higher in gastric bypass patients, which may be a result of altered metabolism.Web MD (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - June 21, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Drug, Alcohol Deaths Soar After Weight-Loss Surgery
The reason isn't clear, but laboratory studies have shown that a particular form of gastric bypass surgery changes the way the body reacts to drugs and alcohol. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rates of Drug-, Alcohol-Linked Death Triple After Weight-Loss Surgery
THURSDAY, June 20, 2019 -- A new study offers some sobering news about weight-loss surgery. People who undergo a gastric bypass procedure called Roux-en-Y are three times more likely than those in the general population to die of drug- or... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 20, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Drug - and Alcohol - Related Deaths Higher After Bariatric Surgery
Standardized mortality rates from substance use higher after Roux - en - Y gastric bypass (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 14, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Gastroenterology, Psychiatry, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news