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New guideline for bariatric surgery in type 2 diabetes

Bariatric surgery is increasingly seen as an effective and cost-effective treatment for obesity.  There is even some evidence that it can reverse type 2 diabetes. The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) have co-produced a guideline for bariatric surgery that includes within its scope, its use in patients with type 2 diabetes. The guideline covers: …

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More evidence needed for ADP-antagonists to prevent CVD

More evidence needed for ADP-antagonists to prevent CVD in type 2 diabetes

These drugs have been shown to reduce the risk of cardiovascular outcomes in non-diabetic patients.  However, few studies have looked at the diabetic population.  As people with type 2 diabetes are at a substantially increased risk of CVD, we might expect ADP receptor antagonists to offer some benefit. Clinical question In patients with type 2 …

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