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  • Bariatric surgery may be effective treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

    Bariatric surgery may be an effective treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), suggests a new study accepted for presentation at ENDO 2020, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting, and publication in the Journal of the Endocrine Society.

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  • Study finds weight loss lasts long after surgery

    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 16 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.

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  • Obesity is a critical risk factor for type 2 diabetes, regardless of genetics

    Obesity increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by at least 6 times, regardless of genetic predisposition to the disease, concludes research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]). The study is by Dr. Theresia Schnurr and Hermina Jakupovi?, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and colleagues.

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  • Obesity ups odds for severe COVID-19 in younger patients

    It's clear that age and chronic disease make bouts of the pandemic coronavirus more severe—and even deadly—but obesity might also put even younger people at higher risk, a pair of new studies suggest.

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  • Weight gain in early adult life linked to increased risk of premature death

    Gaining weight from your mid-20s into middle age is associated with an increased risk of premature death, finds a study of US adults published by The BMJ today.

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  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery
  • American Medical Association
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program