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Article ID: 701702

Unlike obese adults, obese children don’t have more pain after surgery

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

SAN FRANCISCO – While obese adults often report more pain after surgery, the same does not appear to be true for obese children, according to the largest study of its kind, being presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2018 annual meeting.

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8-Oct-2018 8:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 702139

Amount of Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgery Helps Predict Health Risks

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

Measuring the percentage of weight regained following the maximum amount of weight lost after bariatric surgery can help predict a patient’s risk of several serious health problems. The study also revealed that the rate of weight regained was highest in the first year following maximum weight loss.

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15-Oct-2018 12:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 702140

Alcohol Disorder Screening Tests Fail in Weight-Loss Surgery Patients

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

People who undergo Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery, a common type of bariatric surgery, are at an increased risk for alcohol-related problems. However, common screening tools that help physicians identify patients at high risk for alcohol use disorder fail to work well in this population.

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15-Oct-2018 8:30 AM EDT

Article ID: 702073

Have Diabetes and Struggling to Lose Weight?

American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE)

In a new practice paper, AADE offers creative tips to better manage diabetes and lose weight—a win-win. These tips may help avoid or delay getting type 2 diabetes, especially if someone has been diagnosed with prediabetes. Anyone can benefit from these good health habits, whether or not they’re at risk for type 2 diabetes.

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11-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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    4-Oct-2018 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 701513

New Study: Ketone Supplement Proved to Lower Body Fat and Weight

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Ketone supplement produces weight loss in mice on a high fat diet

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2-Oct-2018 4:40 PM EDT

Article ID: 701617

Combinación de trasplante hepático y cirugía para reducción de peso beneficia a largo plazo a pacientes obesos

Mayo Clinic

Los pacientes obesos que se sometieron simultáneamente a los procedimientos salvadores del trasplante hepático y de la cirugía para reducción de peso pudieron mantener mejor el peso a largo plazo y tuvieron menos complicaciones metabólicas que quienes perdieron peso por su cuenta.

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3-Oct-2018 8:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 701582

Combinação de cirurgia para perda de peso e transplante de fígado beneficia pacientes obesos no longo prazo

Mayo Clinic

Pacientes obesos submetidos simultaneamente a uma cirurgia para perda de peso e ao transplante do fígado tiveram maior sucesso para manter a redução de peso no longo prazo e tiveram menos complicações metabólicas do que pacientes que perderam peso por conta própria antes de passar por um transplante do fígado, segundo pesquisa da Mayo Clinic. As descobertas foram publicadas no periódico Hepatology.

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3-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 701464

Liver transplant, weight-loss surgery combination benefits obese patients in long term

Mayo Clinic

Obese patients who underwent a life-saving liver transplant and weight-loss surgery at the same time were better able to keep the weight off long term and had fewer metabolic complications than those who lost weight on their own before undergoing a liver transplant, Mayo Clinic research shows. The findings were recently published in Hepatology.

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2-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 700601

Mannose’s Unexpected Effects on the Microbiome and Weight Gain

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Scientists continue to unravel links between body weight and the gut microbiome. Now, researchers from Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) report an unexpected finding: mice fed a fatty diet and mannose, a sugar, were protected from weight gain, leaner and more fit—and this effect tracked with changes in the gut microbiome. The study published today in Cell Reports.

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18-Sep-2018 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 700598

Taste Preferences Connected to Success of Long-Term Weight Loss Following Bariatric Surgery

Binghamton University, State University of New York

Following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), a type of bariatric surgery, many patients exhibit a reduction in taste preference for sweet and fatty foods, although this effect may only be temporary, according to new research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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17-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT

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