weight loss

Weight loss surgery greatly reduces diabetes risk

Posted in Medicine on 6th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

Weight loss surgery can dramatically reduce the odds of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a major study.

More weight loss operations for diabetes

Posted in Medicine on 12th Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

An expansion of weight loss surgery in England is being proposed to tackle an epidemic of type 2 diabetes.

Weight loss surgery: Up to two million could benefit

Posted in Medicine on 18th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

Bariatric surgery, such as fitting gastric bands, can cut the fatal risks from obesity-related problems such as heart disease and Type 2 diabetes.

A genetically engineered weight-loss implant

Posted in Medicine on 30th Nov, 2013
by Alex Muller

In response to excessive blood-fat levels, it produces a messenger substance that signals satiety (fullness) to the body.