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Gastric bypass surgery beats intensive lifestyle and medical intervention for diabetes

– Dr. David Arterburn reflects on CROSSROADS randomized controlled trial of Group Health patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes.

Dr. David Arterburn reflects on CROSSROADS randomized controlled trial of Group Health patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes by David Arterburn, MD, MPH, a senior investigato…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/april/gastric-bypass-surgery-beats-intensive-lifestyle-and-medical-intervention-diabetes/

It’s your digital information—shouldn’t you decide who uses it and how?

– In our daily lives, we generate a trail of personal data. Dr. Andrea Hartzler is making sure we have a say in how our data are used.

In our daily lives, we generate a trail of personal data. Dr. Andrea Hartzler is making sure we have a say in how our data are used. by Andrea Hartzler, PhD, Group Health Researc…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/april/its-your-digital-information-shouldnt-you-decide-who-uses-it-and-how/

What research matters for the 21st century?

– Group Health leaders and national public health experts weighed in on GHRI’s future role in health care. Dr. Eric B. Larson tells what we learned.

Group Health leaders and national public health experts weighed in on GHRI’s future role in health care. Dr. Eric B. Larson tells what we learned. The future of health research w…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/april/what-research-matters-21st-century/

Weight controlled better with bupropion (Wellbutrin) than with other antidepressants

– Dr. David Arterburn describes his research on Group Health patients’ weight after 2 years on various antidepressants

Dr. David Arterburn describes his research on Group Health patients’ weight after 2 years on various antidepressants by David Arterburn, MD, MPH, senior investigator at Group Hea…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/april/weight-controlled-better-bupropion-wellbutrin-other-antidepressants/

Saddle up and join me for Bike Everywhere month

– Group Health supports Bike Everywhere in May. Draft off Rob Penfold as he offers tips, ride suggestions, and encouragement.

Bike Everywhere May is Bike Everywhere month Join Cascade Bicycle Club for the Washington Bikes Bike Everywhere Challenge May 1–31, Bike Everywhere Day May 20, and free comm…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/april/saddle-and-join-me-bike-everywhere-month/

Superman vs. Mighty Mouse? For suicide prevention, all super heroes are welcome

– People struggling for survival don’t need research that pits antidepressants against psychotherapy, writes Dr. Greg Simon. They just need to get care that works for them.

People struggling for survival don’t need research that pits antidepressants against psychotherapy, writes Dr. Greg Simon. They just need to get care that works for them. By Greg…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/april/depression-treatment/