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  • How does obesity surgery do all that? Gut signaling changes found

    How does obesity surgery do all that? Gut signaling changes found
    Scientists and physicians who study the treatment of obesity have been puzzled for some years over bariatric surgery and its benefits.”Stomach stapling” surgery was long seen as a “plumbing adjustment” that prompts weight loss by restricting the stomach’s capacity. But mounting evidence demonstrates that it does much more than that. Bariatric surgery appears to set in motion a host of physiological and psychological changes beyond weight loss, in many cases resolving type 2 diabetes, righting problematic cholesterol readings, and not just curbing, but changing, appetites.
  • Bariatric surgery found to ease Type 2 diabetes symptoms

    Bariatric surgery found to ease Type 2 diabetes symptoms
    Bariatric surgery did more to improve symptoms of diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol after three years than intensive treatment with drugs alone, according to new results from a closely watched clinical trial involving patients who were...

    Weight-loss surgery as fountain of youth? For some patients, yes

    Weight-loss surgery as fountain of youth? For some patients, yes
    The weight loss that follows a successful bariatric surgery makes most patients feel younger. But a new study suggests that following bariatric surgery, some patients show signs of being biologically younger, as well. At Stanford University, researchers...

    Surgery trounces diet and exercise for treating obesity and its ills

    Surgery trounces diet and exercise for treating obesity and its ills
    While diet and exercise are available to all, bariatric surgery is likely to remain a solution available to just a small fraction of the 90 million Americans who are obese. But when it comes to inducing weight loss and improving obesity-related health...

    In weight-loss surgery, skill matters. A lot.

    In weight-loss surgery, skill matters. A lot.
    It makes sense that when you're having your intestinal tract reduced, replumbed and rerouted, you want the professional wielding the scalpel to be good at his or her job. But just how much skill matters in the field of weight-loss surgery has never really...