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Score generated from medical records may predict diabetes remission after …
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The DiaRem score, generated from data readily available in medical records, may help identify patients with type 2 diabetes who will experience long-term diabetes remission after bariatric surgery, according to a recent review.

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Health Matters: Bariatric surgery can help with weight loss
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A. I've discussed the challenge of weight loss in prior columns and the effectiveness of surgery on the stomach (called bariatric surgery) to help selected patients who are morbidly obese. We now have new data that show bariatric surgery is effective …

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The Economics of Obesity & Bariatric Surgery
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Bariatric surgery is an example of where Main Street loses to Wall Street. Small businesses can't buy the same kind of coverage as people who are richer, poorer or work for a large organization. Some individuals and small businesses can get coverage …

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Bariatric surgery to reverse diabetes, high blood pressure and sleep apnea
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Joseph Chebli M.D., F.A.C.S. Medical Director of the Bariatric Surgery Program of Venice Regional Bayfront Health, a Center of Excellence in bariatric surgery, explained the most effective treatment for type -2 diabetes is metabolic bariatric surgery …

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Bariatric Surgery Type Influences Stone Risk
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Bariatric surgery using the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) procedure increases the risk of kidney stones, whereas restrictive procedures decrease the risk, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis published in Renal Failure (2016; online …

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Bariatric surgery reduces incidence of heart failure exacerbation in patients …
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A new study led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators finds that heart failure patients who underwent bariatric surgery to treat morbid obesity had a significant reduction in the incidence of heart failure exacerbation – a dangerous …

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Memorial Hermann provides tools for weight management through bariatric surgery
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Bariatric surgery is more commonly known as weight loss surgery among most people. While there are different options when it comes to the surgery, but they all revolve around lowering one's appetite in order to encourage weight loss. The three options …

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Bariatric Surgery May Harm Marital and Family Relationships
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New research findings suggest for some, being married might actually work against patients' quest to keep weight off, say investigators from Ohio State University. The researchers, led by Megan Ferriby, a graduate student in human sciences, concluded …

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How Bariatric Surgery Can Alleviate Type 2 Diabetes
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Bariatric surgery has been shown to improve or even resolve type 2 diabetes for most struggling with obesity by, what is believed to be, rerouting part of the digestive system. This may change the way the gut sends signals to the brain and the brain to …

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