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ESE Daily News Alert - 5 May 2021

European Society of Endocrinology launches white paper about hormones in European health policies

On 4 May, the European Society of Endocrinology held a webinar to present their new white paper which calls on all policy makers in Europe to recognise the importance of endocrinology in EU and national health policies.

European Society of Endocrinology

Experts recommend weight loss surgery for obese kids

According to obesity experts, hundreds of obese children should be offered weight-loss surgery to prevent the progression of diabetes and further health problems.

The Telegraph

High lipid levels may increase risk of gestational diabetes

According to a study published in EClinicalMedicine, elevated lipid levels, particularly triglycerides, during pregnancy may be associated with a higher risk of gestational diabetes.


Processed diets may increase risk of diabetes

According to a study published in PLOS Pathogens, processed diets and a lack of fibre may increase inflammation and risk of diabetes.

Science Daily

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