American Diabetes Association Announces New Research Grants Program in Bariatric Surgery

This represents an unprecedented collaboration between the two companies came together to advance scientific understanding and clinical bariatric surgery, said Richard M. Bergenstal, MD, President, Medicine and Science, the American Diabetes Association. We welcome this approach and partnership as there are many unanswered questions surrounding the effects of bariatric surgery in obese patients with type 2 diabetes.Two of the world’s leading manufacturers of medical devices in the field of endoscopic surgery and bariatric together to support an important novel research effort by the American Diabetes Association.

The American Diabetes Association Scholarship Program for Research in bariatric surgery on diabetes, sponsored by Ethicon Endo-Surgery, and Covidien will provide $ 1 million to fund up to three fellowships for three years by the American Diabetes Association. Research grants support the investigation of specific mechanistic effects of bariatric surgery in the. They also support the translational research to improve the clinical understanding of the various bariatric procedures as treatment options for people and type 2 diabetes.

To find out precisely how the FSH receptor is regulated is an important step in understanding the subtle defects in signal transduction that can interfere with the development of follicles and female fertility and could lead to new types of fertility treatments, has a said McGee, who is director of reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the VCU Medical Center.

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