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Obesity Update 2021

Online, United Kingdom
30 Jun 2021 - 01 Jul 2021

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Case Discussions 2

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Contribution of BMI to ethnic disparities in outcomes following hospitalisation for COVID-19

Badawy Layla , Crane James , Sparks Rachel , Quinn Mark , Whyte Martin , McGowan Barbara

Background: Ethnicity and obesity have been recently established as risk factors for adverse coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) outcomes. The prevalence of obesity differs across ethnic groups. Thus, previously reported ethnic differences in COVID-19 outcomes may be due to underlying variations in BMI.Aims: To investigate the association between ethnicity and in-hospital mortality in COVID-19, and the effect of BMI. The secondary aim was to investigate th...

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Glycaemic variability assessed by continuous glucose monitoring after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass vs. sleeve gastrectomy

Alexiadou Kleopatra , Malallah Khalefah , Ilesanmi Ibiyemi , Tabbakh Yasmin , Kenkre Julia , Choudhury Sirazum , Behary Preeshila , Tharakan George , Purkayastha Sanjay , Tsironis Christos , Hakky Sherif , Ahmed Ahmed R , Bloom Stephen R , Tan Tricia M

Background: Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB) and Sleeve Gastrectomy are two widely used bariatric procedures. Longitudinal data have shown similar efficacy in terms of sustained weight loss and diabetes remission in obese patients with type 2 diabetes. Altered glucose dynamics with increased glycaemic variability and the occurrence of hypoglycaemia are common post-bariatric surgery. Aim: To compare the glycaemic variability and incidence of hypoglycaemia ...