Type 2 diabetes (T2D) patients with co-morbid fatty liver disease who undergo gastric bypass surgery are more likely to experience long-term diabetes remission than are T2D patients without fatty liver, according to a large retrospective analysis by Cleveland Clinic researchers.
A new Cleveland Clinic-developed risk calculator helps patients with obesity and Type 2 diabetes understand and discuss with their physician the long-term risks of mortality and cardiovascular and renal morbidity, with and without bariatric surgery, allowing for a more informed treatment decision.
Obesity is a complex condition with many comorbidities. At Cleveland Clinic, bariatric surgeons and endocrinologists collaborate to optimize weight loss outcomes, as well as pre- and postoperative nutrition. In this article, Drs. Ali Aminian and Sangeeta Kashyap discuss their collaboration.
New details are helping researchers understand precisely why bariatric surgery is associated with a lower risk of CV diseases and events.
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A new study found bariatric surgery protects patients who experience heart attacks or strokes. Dr. Ali Aminian, MD, explains.
A look at a comprehensive new review of data showing SG may be safer and provide some additional metabolic advantages over RYGB. Dr. Ali Aminian explains the findings.
New research presented this week at the 16th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery shows revisional surgery in patients with persistent or relapsed type 2 diabetes mellitus after bariatric surgery can significantly improve glucose control.
New study shows patients with severe type 2 diabetes may reap the positive metabolic results that often come with bariatric surgery.
Cleveland Clinic researchers have developed the first app to help caregivers minimize risks and chose the best procedure for individual patients seeking bariatric surgery.
New study shows bariatric surgery can yield impressive metabolic results for patients with mild to moderate obesity but procedure must be done sooner, rather than later.