TUESDAY, May 24, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Weight-loss surgery quickly improves blood sugar control in people with type 2 diabetes, and should be recommended or considered as a treatment for certain obese people with diabetes.
That’s the message of a joint statement endorsed by 45 international professional organizations. It appears in the June issue of the […]
THURSDAY, May 5, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Weight loss surgery could help severely obese teenage boys reduce their risk for heart disease by increasing their levels of “good” cholesterol, a preliminary study suggests.
The surgery also enhances the protective effects of HDL cholesterol, the researchers said.
“We already knew that weight loss surgery improves weight and […]
WEDNESDAY, April 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) — A surgeon’s skill level does not seem to have a big impact on long-term outcomes for weight-loss surgery patients, a new study suggests.
However, one weight-loss surgeon disagreed with the study’s conclusion.
Prior research had found an association between surgical skill level and short-term outcomes after a type of weight-loss […]
By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter
TUESDAY, April 12, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Dieters sometimes worry that workouts could make them hungry, but new research indicates exercise has the opposite effect, diminishing the appetite — at least temporarily.
In two small studies, participants who burned the same number of calories through exercise as those who cut back on food […]
MONDAY, April 4, 2016 (HealthDay News) — New research adds to growing evidence that weight-loss surgery helps patients with type 2 diabetes lower their blood sugar levels for at least five years.
“Left unchecked, diabetes can lead to kidney failure, blindness and limb amputation,” study co-author Dr. Sangeeta Kashyap, an endocrinologist at the Cleveland Clinic’s Endocrinology […]