Obese people with diabetes had fewer deaths in 5 years after bariatric surgery vs. usual care, in large, long-term study
Severe obesity affects 4 to 6 million U.S. adolescents. Kaiser Permanente researchers are exploring solutions to this major problem.
Large, long-term study finds half as much nerve, kidney, and eye disease after bariatric surgery than with usual care.
But longer follow-up is needed to compare sleeve vs. bypass, says Dr. Arterburn, who wrote a JAMA editorial with Dr. Gupta
Dr. David Arterburn and colleagues report encouraging findings about how weight loss surgery may affect cancer development—particularly in women.
With funding from the Partnership for Innovation, KPWHRI is evaluating a new technology-based lifestyle program designed by KPWHRI bariatric surgeons.
Weight loss persisted for 10 years with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in Dr. Arterburn’s large multisite study of veterans.
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