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Bariatric surgery keeps weight off in long term

– Weight loss persisted for 10 years with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in Dr. Arterburn’s large multisite study of veterans.

Weight loss persisted for 10 years with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in Dr. Arterburn’s large multisite study of veterans by David Arterburn, MD, MPH, senior investigator at Group He…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/aug/bariatric-surgery-keeps-weight-long-term/

Bariatric surgery may have ‘legacy effect’ on diabetes complications

– Dr. Arterburn linked even short-term diabetes remission to less risk for microvascular kidney, eye, and limb diseases

A close-up view of an eye with diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Arterburn linked even short-term diabetes remission to less risk for microvascular kidney, eye, and limb diseases by Davi…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2016/july/bariatric-surgery-may-have-legacy-effect-diabetes-complications/

News release: PCORI approves Group Health for $4.5 million obesity study

– Study leader Dr. David Arterburn will use PCORnet, new national clinical research network, to speed results.

  The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has approved David Arterburn, MD, MPH, and colleagues for a two-year $4.5 million funding award to study bariatric (w…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/08/news-release-pcori-approves-group-health-45-million-obesity-study/

Learning the benefits and costs of surgery for obesity

– Dr. David Arterburn has new studies on the costs, care variation, and effect on life expectancy of bariatric surgery. The results could guide obesity care.

Dr. David Arterburn has new studies on the costs, care variation, and effect on life expectancy of bariatric surgery. The results could guide obesity care. Bariatric surgery such…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/06/learning-benefits-and-costs-surgery-obesity/

Surgery for obesity is linked to longer survival

– JAMA study focuses mostly on male VA patients with more diseases than in prior studies.

Obese people seem likely to live longer if they have bariatric surgery (for obesity) than if they don’t—with 53 percent lower risk of dying from any cause at five to 14 years afte…
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/01/group-health-research-news-surgery-obesity-linked-longer-survival/

Video: New research on bariatric surgery for obesity

– GHRI's Dr. David Arterburn talks about bariatric surgery research in December 2014.

  GHRI's Dr. David Arterburn discusses his bariatric surgery research in this video from December 2014. YouTube, 2:16      
https://www.kpwashingtonresearch.org/news-and-events/blog/2015/01/new-research-bariatric-surgery-obesity/