Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGBP) reduces appetite and induces significant and sustainable weight loss. Circulating gut hormones changes engendered by LRYGBP are implicated in mediating these beneficial effects. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) is advocated as an alternative to LRYGBP, with comparable short-term weight loss and metabolic outcomes. LRYGBP and LSG
This Guideline is unique as it has been developed to provide the clinician with recommendations that assist in clinical management of a wide range of older adults such as those who are not only relatively well and active but those who are functionally dependent.
The International Diabetes Federation is pleased to present the revised edition of the International Curriculum for Diabetes Health Professional Education, originally published in 2002. This new edition of the curriculum includes the latest evidence-based references, several new modules, and information reflecting new and innovative approaches to diabetes management and education.