Weight loss, improvement in comorbid conditions after laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy appear to decline with time, study finds
Bariatric surgery with laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) improves weight loss and comorbid conditions related to obesity in the short term, but its effects decline over the long term, according to a new study.
14 Aug 2015
Low-dose aspirin for primary prevention reduced nonfatal myocardial infarction, but not death from cardiovascular causes, in older Japanese patients, a recent study found.
12 Dec 2014
Patients on combination treatment with a glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor (GLP-1) agonist and basal insulin had better HbA1c values, less weight gain, and similar hypoglycemia rates compared to patients on other type 2 diabetes treatment regimens, a recent analysis of previous trials found.
10 Oct 2014
Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin-receptor blockers (ARBs) appear most effective in preventing end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in patients with diabetes and kidney disease, although no regimen to lower blood pressure seems to prolong survival, a recent analysis has found.
12 Jun 2015