Beta-Cell Sensitivity Reduced After Gastric Bypass Surgery Beta-Cell Sensitivity Reduced After Gastric Bypass Surgery
After gastric bypass surgery, beta-cells in nondiabetic patients are less sensitive to insulinotropic gut hormones, researchers report.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - March 5, 2019 Category: Surgery Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Gastric Bypass Surgery Tied to Diabetes Remission Gastric Bypass Surgery Tied to Diabetes Remission
Three in four obese people with diabetes who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) experienced remission of their diabetes within a year after surgery, a Danish study found.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Gastric bypass surgery tied to diabetes remission
(Reuters Health) - Three in four obese people with diabetes who had a common type of weight-loss operation called Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) experienced remission of their diabetes within a year after surgery, a Danish study found. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Sleeve Gastrectomy May Be Safer Than Gastric Bypass for IBD Patients Sleeve Gastrectomy May Be Safer Than Gastric Bypass for IBD Patients
Most obese patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) fare well after bariatric surgery, but gastric bypass could make Crohn's disease harder to control, new research suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Gastric bypass surgery treats diabetes
Research, published inDiabetologia, suggests that Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery is associated with remission of type-2 diabetes.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 8, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

NHS should make gastric bypasses more widely available, urge campaigners
Researchers from Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark studied 1,111 type 2 diabetics who had gastric bypass surgery and found nearly three quarters of them had no diabetes after five years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gastric Bypass Means Diabetes Remission For Many
The surgery isn't necessarily a cure for type 2 diabetes. Some people who go into remission and appear to no longer have the disease can relapse and start having symptoms again. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight-Loss Surgery Typically Pushes Type 2 Diabetes Into Remission
THURSDAY, Feb. 7, 2019 -- As many as 7 out of 10 people with type 2 diabetes can achieve long-term disease remission by having weight-loss surgery called gastric bypass, according to a new Danish study. The surgery isn't necessarily a cure for type... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 7, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

T2DM Initially Remits in Majority Who Undergo Gastric Bypass
THURSDAY, Feb. 7, 2019 -- Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is associated with high levels of type 2 diabetes remission at one year, although 27 percent relapse after five years, according to a study published online Feb. 6 in Diabetologia. Lene R.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NHS should make gastric bypasses more widely available, urge campaigners
Researchers from Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark studied 1,111 type 2 diabetics who had gastric bypass surgery and found nearly three quarters of them had no diabetes after five years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gastric Bypass May Aid Muscle Strength, Physical Performance
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 6, 2019 -- Relative muscle strength and physical function improve meaningfully after gastric bypass, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology& Metabolism. Diana Alba, M.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Obesity and Bariatric Surgery: Long-Term Study Compares Procedures (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Need for secondary bariatric intervention found rare after gastric bypass (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - January 9, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Need for Bariatric Revision Varies by Primary Operation Need for Bariatric Revision Varies by Primary Operation
Bariatric reoperations are more common after banding and vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG) than after gastric bypass (GBP), according to long-term follow-up of participants in the Swedish Obese Subjects (SOS) study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Which Bariatric Surgery Needs Most Revisions Over the Decades?
(MedPage Today) -- Long-term analysis compared banding, vertical banded gastroplasty, and gastric bypass (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - January 4, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Surgical Weight Loss May Slow Cellular Aging
(MedPage Today) -- Patients with high LDL, CRT levels saw telomere lengthening after gastric bypass (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - December 19, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Alcohol Abuse After Bariatric Surgery Common, Concerning Alcohol Abuse After Bariatric Surgery Common, Concerning
Bariatric surgery, particularly Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, significantly increases the risk of developing alcohol use disorder.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

BMD and Microarchitecture After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass BMD and Microarchitecture After Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
A new study examines the long-term skeletal effects of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery.Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Alcohol Consumption Cutoffs Do Not Identify Gastric Bypass Patients With Alcohol Problems Alcohol Consumption Cutoffs Do Not Identify Gastric Bypass Patients With Alcohol Problems
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - November 28, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Warning over new weight-loss surgery: It is causing patients to lose MUSCLE as well as fat
Left gastric artery embolization is being explored as an alternative to the invasive gastric bypass but has an unexpected side-effect, warn researchers from the Mayo Clinic. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Metabolic Surgery Tops Drugs for Reducing Diabetes-Related Complications Metabolic Surgery Tops Drugs for Reducing Diabetes-Related Complications
For obese patients with type 2 diabetes, metabolic surgery (sleeve gastrectomy and Roux-Y gastric bypass) prolongs life and reduces cardiovascular events compared to best medical therapy, according to a meta-analytic review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - November 20, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Greater Weight Loss With Gastric Bypass Than Other Bariatric Sx
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 31, 2018 -- Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is associated with greater weight loss at one, three, and five years than sleeve gastrectomy (SG) or adjustable gastric banding (AGB), though it also has the highest rate of 30-day adverse... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 31, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Which Weight-Loss Surgery Is Best?
Deciding to have weight-loss surgery? New research that compares three types -- gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and adjustable gastric banding, also known as lap band, may help. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alcohol Disorder Screening in Women Post-RYGB Inadequate
FRIDAY, Oct. 26, 2018 -- Assessing the frequency and quantity of alcohol consumption may be inadequate for identifying alcohol-related problems in women who have undergone Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery, according to a study published... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Teens Get Lasting Weight Loss With Two of Three Bariatric Procedures Teens Get Lasting Weight Loss With Two of Three Bariatric Procedures
BMI reduction of 20% or more sustained over 5 years with gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy but not gastric banding.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

What Happens After Bariatric Surgery Makes A Big Difference
This study showed how much weight regain occurred after gastric bypass surgery and how this affected diabetes progression and quality of life. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Percent Weight Regain Predicts Health Risks Post-Bariatric Surgery
MONDAY, Oct. 22, 2018 -- Measuring the percentage of weight regained following the maximum amount of weight lost after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery best predicts a patient's risk for several serious health problems, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Events planner, 36, nearly died after a tummy tuck left her battling THREE flesh-eating bugsĀ 
Laura Franks, who weighed 308lbs (22st) at her heaviest, lost 97lbs (7st) after gastric bypass surgery in 2013. The 36-year-old, from Atlanta, Georgia, went to Colombia for the tuck. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2 GI Case Quizzes: Fatigue/Poor LFTs; Pain post-Gastric Bypass
Two scenarios: a 42-y/o man with MRCP findings of concern and a 35-y/o woman s/p RNY and C-sections, with RUQ pain. Your solutions? (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - October 11, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Ted W. James, MD Tags: Gastrointestinal Disorders Source Type: news

Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass May Be Better for Teens
THURSDAY, Oct. 11, 2018 -- Adolescents with severe obesity achieve substantial and sustainable weight loss with sleeve gastrectomy (SG) and gastric bypass procedures but not with gastric banding, according to a study published in the September issue... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gastric bypass diet: What to eat after the surgery
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - September 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Taste preferences connected to success of long-term weight loss after bariatric surgery
(Binghamton University) Following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), a type of bariatric surgery, many patients exhibit a reduction in taste preference for sweet and fatty foods, although this effect may only be temporary, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University at New York. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Type of Weight Loss Surgery Matters for People With Severe Obesity Type of Weight Loss Surgery Matters for People With Severe Obesity
People who have weight-loss surgery for extreme obesity may lose more weight with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) than with sleeve gastrectomy, a small U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - September 10, 2018 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

Type of weight loss surgery matters for people with severe obesity
(Reuters Health) - People who have weight-loss surgery for extreme obesity may lose more weight with an older operation known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass than with a newer sleeve gastrectomy procedure, a small U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Calcium supplements do not restore PTH level after gastric bypass surgery
Elevated parathyroid hormone levels following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery are unaffected by calcium supplementation, according to a study published in Clinical Endocrinology.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - September 3, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

ValenTx raises $10.3 million for implantable gastric bypass device
Startup ValenTx has attracted nearly $10.3 million from 32 investors, according to a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The Maple Grove, Minn. company is developing a removable gastric bypass device as an alternative to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery. It raised $10,271,050 in the round begun July 18, 2018. The ValenTx endoluminal bypass therapy mimics the attributes of a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and is implanted through a non-surgical, endoscopic procedure, according to the company’s website. This procedure does not require gastric stapling or permanent changes to the patient&...
Source: Mass Device - August 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Business/Financial News Diabetes Endoscopic / Arthroscopic Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) valentx Source Type: news

Similar Rates of Fetal Growth Restriction Seen With Two Popular Bariatric Procedures Similar Rates of Fetal Growth Restriction Seen With Two Popular Bariatric Procedures
Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) and sleeve gastrectomy (SG) appear to result in similar rates of fetal growth restriction, according to French researchers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

GID Gets 2nd Lease on Life with New Trial
GI Dynamics has won a nod from FDA to begin a pivotal trial of the embattled EndoBarrier, a technology used to treat patients with type 2 diabetes. The pivotal trial could be a significant turning point in the life of the Lexington, MA-based company, which was founded in 2004. The firm has been approved for staged enrollment with initial approval for treatment of up to 67 study participants including 50 EndoBarrier and about 17 control participants. GI Dynamics said it expects to complete enrollment of Stage I of the study during the first half of 2019. “This IDE approval is the result of more than two ye...
Source: MDDI - August 13, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Implants Source Type: news

Risk of fractures increases after gastric bypass surgery
The risk of a patient experiencing a fracture increases by about 30% after a gastric bypass operation, according to a Swedish study. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - August 13, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Thirty percent increase in risk of fracture after gastric bypass
(University of Gothenburg) A study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research shows that the risk of fractures increases by about 30 percent after a gastric bypass operation. It was also discovered that falls increase after these operations. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery Slashes Hormone-Related Cancer Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But more colorectal cancer seen after gastric bypass (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - July 24, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Clinical characteristics of roux-en-y gastric bypass patients with death from accidental overdose or intentional self-harm: a descriptive study - Lent MR, Avakoff E, Hope N, Festinger DS, Still CD, Cook AM, Petrick AT, Benotti PN, Craig Wood G.
The objective of this descriptive study was to identify clinical characteristics of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) patients who died from intentional self-harm or accidental overdose postoperatively. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This retrospect... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Anastomotic Ulcer Risk After RYGB Rises Over Time, Particularly for Smokers Anastomotic Ulcer Risk After RYGB Rises Over Time, Particularly for Smokers
The incidence of anastomotic ulceration after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) surgery is higher than previously thought and increases over time, especially for tobacco users, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Bariatric Patients May Need Microbiome Boost
(MedPage Today) -- Microbial richness remains diminished even 5 years after gastric bypass, banding (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - June 24, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Gastric Bypass Surgery Provides Long-term Health Benefits
A long-term study of gastric bypass surgery has shown lasting weight loss and effective remission and prevention of type 2 diabetes for more than a decade. (Source: NIDDK News)
Source: NIDDK News - June 23, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Long-Term Risk of Anastomotic Ulceration After RYGB
FRIDAY, June 22, 2018 -- There is a significant long-term risk of anastomotic ulceration (AU) after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), which increases over time and with history of tobacco use, according to a research letter published online June 20... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study: Patients maintain muscle mass 5 years after surgically induced weight loss
(Brigham Young University) Newly published research provides important evidence supporting the long-term safety and viability of bariatric surgery.The study finds that muscle mass and fat-free mass (organs, bones, tissues) levels are maintained in the body following a rapid post-surgical weight loss. The finding dispels fears that gastric bypass surgery may result in a detrimental loss of muscle that continues for years after initial weight loss, leading to long-term muscle insufficiency despite weight regain. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Women's Wellness: Pregnancy after gastric bypass surgery
Pregnancy after gastric bypass can be safe and healthy.?Research suggests pregnancy after the mother has weight-loss surgery might be safer than having a pregnancy that could be complicated by obesity. While more research is needed, studies suggest that weight-loss surgery before pregnancy might protect women and their babies from obesity-related problems during pregnancy, including gestational [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 7, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Gastric bypass surgery: What happens if I regain the weight?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Meta-Analysis a Sign of Something Big on the Horizon for GID?
All signs are pointing to something big on the horizon for GI Dynamics and its embattled obesity and type 2 diabetes treatment technology. The most recent guidepost from the Lexington, MA-based company came Thursday, when it announced results were being published from a meta-analysis of the EndoBarrier. Results show the device was able to impact weight loss and insulin resistance improvement. The research is titled “Effects of the Duodenal-Jejunal Bypass Liner on Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetic Patients with Obesity: A Meta-analysis with Secondary Analysis on Weight Loss and Hormonal Changes,” an...
Source: MDDI - May 10, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Implants Source Type: news