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Sajjad Raja from Cleveland Clinic: Diabetes and its Role in Coronary Bypass Graft Patency
Patients with diabetes face several challenges when it comes to coronary surgery success for numerous conditions. A recent study looked at the impact diabetes has on the success of coronary bypass grafts.
As more women take leadership roles in gastroenterology and , it can go a long way in helping to bridge the gender gap in that other specialties in medicine.
As with many areas of medicine, the ratio of male doctors in gastroenterology to female counterparts is considerable – although work is being done to lessen that gap across the field.
As with all surgical procedures, there are risks that come with gastric bypass surgery. While the procedure itself is not new, there is work being done to make it more effective and longer lasting for patients who utilize this valuable weight loss option.
Obesity remains a growing problem and while gastric bypass surgery has become a viable option for many patients, there is still work being done to improve the procedure.
Prevalence of type 1 diabetes has risen in many parts of the world. In one way, that may be a good thing. It could mean that people with diabetes are living longer.
Can having a chronic disease define who you are?
A study of drug-trial enrollment in diabetes research showed researchers are routinely excluding women of childbearing age, even when there is little if any risk associated with pregnancy.
A new study may explain why nightshift works have a higher risk of type 2 diabetes.

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