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Newswise Nutrition and Fitness News Wire 30-Mar-2020

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Bariatric surgery before diabetes develops leads to greater weight loss

Obese patients may lose more weight if they undergo bariatric surgery before they develop diabetes, suggests a study accepted for presentation at ENDO 2020, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting. The research will be published in a special supplem...

– Endocrine Society

Journal of the Endocrine Society, Apr/May 2020; ENDO 2020, Mar-2020

Embargo expired on 30-Mar-2020 at 11:30 ET

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Offers Nutrition Guidance During Novel Coronavirus Covid-19 Emergency

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has created the COVID-19 Nutrition Resource Center to offer guidance to the public about grocery shopping, healthful eating, recipes, food safety and more.

– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Discovered: Why obesity causes high blood pressure -- and potential ways to fix it

The researchers have already confirmed their discovery in human tissue samples and used it to reverse high blood pressure in lab mice.

– University of Virginia Health System

Pediatrics; HL142808; HL146914; HL138496; HL088554; 18POST33960212

Can pollution make you gain weight?

Pollution alters the human gut microbiome in ways that may boost risk of diabetes, obesity, inflammatory bowel disease and other chronic illnesses, according to a new study. Ozone is particularly harmful, the researchers found.

– University of Colorado Boulder

Environment International

Happy Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day!

March is National Nutrition Month®, when the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages people to make informed food choices and develop sound eating and physical activity habits. March also is when the Academy celebrates Registered Dietitian Nut...

– Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Virtual Bariatric Endoscopic Training Tool Being Developed To Improve Patient Safety

A team of engineers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, led by Suvranu De, the head of the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering, is developing a virtual reality-based training device that can help train medical professional...

– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Mayo Clinic-led study links obesity with pancreatitis

A study by researchers at Mayo Clinic in Arizona published in the The Journal of Clinical Investigation has found that obesity is not only implicated in chronic diseases such as diabetes, but also in sudden-onset diseases such as pancreatitis.

– Mayo Clinic

The Journal of Clinical Investigation


Virtual ENDO 2020 news conferences to highlight advances in technology, thyroid health

Researchers will discuss how artificial intelligence and drones are being incorporated into health care when they share the latest emerging science during the Endocrine Society’s ENDO 2020 virtual news conferences March 30-31.

– Endocrine Society

Journal of the Endocrine Society, Apr/May-2020

Schedule Announced for Nutrition 2020

Nutrition 2020 is your source for the latest news on food, nutrition and health. This flagship meeting of the American Society for Nutrition, to be held May 30–June 2 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, will feature new research f...

– American Society for Nutrition (ASN)





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