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.
The researchers discovered significant differences and substantial heterogeneity in risk for GC among API subgroups. Substantial differences in all-cause survival among API subgroups were also observed.
The ABE/ASGE recommends a broad and in-depth understanding of the management of patients with obesity, including knowledge and understanding of current lifestyle interventions, behavior modification, pharmacotherapy, bariatric surgery, as well as current bariatric endoscopy practices.
The impact of eradicated Helicobacter pylori on the pediatric gastric microbial community structure shows restoration of bacterial diversity consistent with noninfected children in the same endemic region.
Type 2 diabetes was linked to an increased risk for gastric cancer (adjusted hazard ratio, 1.73). Stratified statistical analysis demonstrated a significantly higher risk for gastric cardia cancer (adjusted hazard ratio, 3.40) and a significantly increased risk in those with suboptimal glycemic control (adjusted hazard ratio, 1.68).