Bariatric surgery before and after kidney transplantation: a propensity score-matched analysis

Bariatric surgery before and after kidney transplantation: a propensity score-matched analysis

Introduction Obesity, defined as a body mass index (BMI) ≥ 30 kg/m2 is becoming more prevalent in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD).[ [1] DIWAN T.S. CUFFY M.C. LINARES-CERVANTES I. et al. Impact of obesity on dialysis and transplant and its management [J]. ] Patients with obesity are predisposed to diabetic nephropathy, hypertensive nephrosclerosis and … Read more

Australia’s richer areas more likely to have people working from home in pandemic, analysis finds

Australia’s richer areas more likely to have people working from home in pandemic, analysis finds

Areas with higher incomes in NSW and Victoria were more likely to have a higher percentage of people working from home during the pandemic, according to a Guardian Australia analysis of census data. The data provides further evidence of how differently people in areas with different socioeconomic backgrounds experienced the pandemic. Socioeconomic disadvantage tracks with … Read more

Analysis of Recent National Trends in Medicaid and CHIP Enrollment

Analysis of Recent National Trends in Medicaid and CHIP Enrollment

This data note looks at national and state-by-state Medicaid and CHIP enrollment data through July 2022. After declines in enrollment from 2017 through 2019, preliminary data for July 2022 show that total Medicaid/CHIP enrollment grew to 90.0 million, an increase of 18.7 million from enrollment in February 2020 (26.3%), right before the pandemic and when … Read more

Pregnancy characteristics and outcomes after bariatric surgery: national-level analysis in the United States

Pregnancy characteristics and outcomes after bariatric surgery: national-level analysis in the United States

Footnotes Disclosure statement: Consultation, CooperSurgical, KLS Martin, and GlaxoSmithKline (M.K.); none for others. Funding support: Ensign Endowment for Gynecologic Cancer Research (Ko.M.). The funder had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the … Read more

Runaway- Del Shannon: Meaning, Lyrics, Analysis

Runaway- Del Shannon: Meaning, Lyrics, Analysis

And I wonder where she will stay/ My little runaway… Del Shannon’s “Runaway” was cutting edge rock/pop music when it was released in 1961. The song is remarkably innovative and show’s Shannon’s fearless experimentation (along with co-writer and keyboardist Max Crook). While the lyric is not detailed, we have no doubt about the sentiment behind … Read more

Love at the Five & Dime- Nanci Griffith: Meaning, Lyrics, Analysis

Love at the Five & Dime- Nanci Griffith: Meaning, Lyrics, Analysis

Eddie was a sweet romancer, and a darn good dancer/And they’d waltz the aisles of the five and dime… Mood plays such a strong role in Nanci Griffith’s “Love at the Five & Dime”. It is essentially a love story—and overall, a happy love story—but the mood the music creates is dreary and fatalistic. Griffith … Read more

SADI-S in the United States: A First Comparative Safety Analysis of the MBSAQIP Database

SADI-S in the United States: A First Comparative Safety Analysis of the MBSAQIP Database

Background The single anastomosis duodenoileal bypass with sleeve (SADI-S) is a relatively new bariatric procedure. In the year 2020, the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) started reporting outcomes for SADI-S. Objective We aimed to study the perioperative safety of SADI-S and compare it to other established bariatric procedures utilizing the … Read more