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News: Consultant 360 Metabolic Disease Articles October 2017

New Metabolic Disease Articles from our Partners at Consultant 360

Benefits of Bariatric Surgery Last Up to 12 Years

In a recent study, researchers examined the 12-year effects of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass on type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia.

New Program Significantly Improves BP Control in Primary Care

In a recent study, researchers evaluated the effectiveness of initiating the “MAP” hypertension quality-improvement program for improving control of high blood pressure in patients from primary care practices.

Weight Loss Is Higher With LRYGB vs SG in Older Adults

The majority of previous bariatric studies in older adults focus on older procedures. In a recent study, researchers evaluated the outcomes associated with laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass vs sleeve gastrectomy in adults age 65 years or older.

High Salt Intake Leads to Autoimmune Diabetes

It is well known that sodium can increase the risk of cardiometabolic diseases. However, this new study is the first to examine the effect of salt on latent autoimmune diabetes in adults.

“Healthy Obesity” Still Raises Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Using data from 3.5 million individuals, researchers investigated cardiovascular risk in metabolically healthy obese individuals and in those of normal weight but with metabolic abnormalities.