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New Research Says Bariatric Surgery May Not Worsen Acute Pancreatitis Outcomes

Generally those who embark on weight loss surgery have an increased risk of gallstones, and in turn, a risk of developing pancreatitis. However, according to new researchers, the subset of patients with acute pancreatitis have no greater risk for mortality from this health condition and even have shorter hospital stays and use fewer health care […]

Ethnicity Impacts Results for Gastric Bypass Patients; Hispanic Pateints Lose the Most

A study performed at Kaiser Permanente on different ethnicities who undergo gastric bypass looks at how much certain ethnicities lose, in comparison to others. The study was published in the Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases Journal and found that non-Hispanic white patients were losing more than those who Hispanic or of African American descent. […]

Bone Destiny Loss Could Persist for Over 2 years after Bariatric Surgery

In Chicago, Illinois a study’s findings show that even two years after weight loss surgery, patients are still dealing with bone loss density, even after they are done losing weight. The findings of this study appeared at the International Society of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society meeting in 2014. It included results of the two-year […]

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