• Adding GLP-1 Drug Makes Sleeve Gastroplasty a Diabetes Treatment

    1 month ago - By MedPageToday

    A key limitation of endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty might be overcome by adding a diabetes drug to follow-up care, a small sham-controlled trial from Brazil suggested.
    Patients who took semaglutide following ESG...
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  • Adding Ozempic to endoscopic sleeve gastrectomy produces greater weight loss

    Adding Ozempic to endoscopic sleeve gastrectomy produces greater weight loss

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Using Ozempic in combination with endoscopic sleeve gastrectomy resulted in greater weight loss than the procedure alone, according to a presentation at Digestive Diseases Week.
    “A minimally invasive procedure known as endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty, or ESG, is available to many patients with obesity who wish to forego surgery for weight loss and who are not candidates for procedures such as laparoscopic sleeve gastroplasty,” Ana C. Hoff, MD, said during a press conference prior to DDW. “However, ESG has not produced the same weight loss results as bariatric surgery.”
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