From Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology

Coverage from the

37th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) 2021

June 10 - 12, 2021; Virtual

June 10 - 12, 2021 Virtual

Conference News

Previous News on Bariatric Surgery

  • Bariatric Surgery Least Favoured Route to T2D Remission Bariatric Surgery Least Favoured Route to T2D Remission An expert debate has highlighted that intentional weight loss appears to be the most favoured approach to achieve type 2 diabetes remission, despite bariatric surgery being the most effective.
  • Bariatric Surgery May Cut Cancer in Obesity With Liver Disease Bariatric Surgery May Cut Cancer in Obesity With Liver Disease Among working adults with severe obesity and fatty liver disease, rates of cancer were lower for those who had bariatric surgery, especially those with obesity-related cancer, during a 10-month median follow-up.
  • How High a Priority Is Bariatric Surgery During COVID-19? How High a Priority Is Bariatric Surgery During COVID-19? The American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery has declared that surgery is not 'elective' and the Obesity Society urges overall prioritization of obesity management during the pandemic.

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