New treatment for obesity, Type 2 diabetes?

Andrea Haqq (right) is bringing her clinical experience working with patients to an international collaboration aimed at identifying personalized drug combinations to better treat people with obesity and Type 2 diabetes. (Photo: Richard Siemens)

Reading Time: 3 minutes Researchers working to identify drug combinations to treat people with obesity, Type 2 diabetes

Losing weight before knee surgery of little benefit

In a new study, U of A researchers found no evidence that losing weight before undergoing knee surgery is beneficial for patients with osteoarthritis. The research suggests BMI may not be a good indicator of how patients will fare after surgery. (Photo: Obesity Canada, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Reading Time: 3 minutes Researchers find no evidence that BMI is a good determinant of surgical outcomes for osteoarthritis

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