Trainees completed a baseline survey that queried sociodemographic and program characteristics and interns were followed up after 8 years.
For individuals with obesity, bariatric surgery is associated with a reduced risk for skin cancer, including melanoma.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) announced a set of practice- and system-level recommendations in a position statement presented at the 2019 AAP National Conference & Exhibition.
A Clinical Update review published in JAMA detailed current research surrounding the efficacy and safety of obesity treatment for adolescents, including behavioral interventions, pharmacotherapy, and bariatric surgery.
In patients who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, bone material strength index was improved 1 year after surgery despite an increase in bone turnover and lower overall areal bone mineral density.
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.
Researchers discovered that bariatric surgery led to a significant decrease in BMI, waist circumference, neck circumference, and AHI compared with in the optimized clinical treatment group.
There is an increase in mental health service presentations after bariatric surgery.
Researchers are still elucidating how weight loss after bariatric surgery affects the gut microbiome and overall health.
Measuring succinate levels before bariatric surgery may serve as a predictive marker for remission of type 2 diabetes.
Researchers assessed the effects of exercise training on bone structure and metabolism after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery.
Bariatric surgery can impact rheumatic diseases, apart from it being an effective weight loss option for people with obesity and severe associated comorbidities.
Patients with severe obesity and gastroesophageal reflux disease may not experience long-term symptom relief from gastric bypass.