BOSTON and SYDNEY — 4 May 2017 — GI Dynamics®, Inc. (ASX:GID), a medical device company that has commercialized EndoBarrier® in Europe, the Middle East and South America for patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity, announced that new EndoBarrier data will be presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW), taking place May 6 – 9, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.

The schedule for the EndoBarrier presentations at DDW is as follows:

Efficacy and Safety of the EndoBarrier Gastrointestinal Liner on Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes: A Two Center Prospective Study

Date & Time: Saturday, May 6 from 12:00 – 2:00pm UTC

Session:                     ASGE Presentation │Bariatric

Presenter:                  Abdulla Alhassani, MD

Augmentation of Meal-Related Symptoms Following Placement of Duodenal-Jejunal Bypass Sleeve is a Potential Mechanism of Action Inducing Weight Loss

Date & Time: Sunday, May 7 from 12:00 – 2:00pm UTC

Session:                     AGA Presentation │Surgical and Endoscopic Treatment of Obesity

Presenter:                  Jessica McMaster, Dietician

Improvements of Liver and Glycemic Parameters After Duodenal-Jejunal Bypass Sleeve (DJBS) Insertion

Date & Time: Sunday, May 7 from 12:00 – 2:00pm UTC

Session:                     ASGE Presentation │Surgical and Endoscopic Treatment of Obesity

Presenter:               Gerald Holtmann, MD

Effects of the Duodenal-Jejunal Bypass Liner on Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetic Patients with Obesity: A Meta-analysis with Secondary Analysis on Weight Loss and Hormonal Changes

Date & Time: Monday, May 8 from 8:30 – 8:45am UTC

Session:                  ASGE Presentation │Surgical and Endoscopic Treatment of Obesity

Presenter:                  Pichamol Jirapinyo, MD

Is Re-Implantation of the Duodenal-Jejunal Bypass Liner Viable?

Date & Time: Monday, May 8 from 10:14 – 10:28am UTC

Session:                  AGA Presentation │New Bariatric Therapies for Obesity: Surgical and Nonsurgical

Presenter:                  Jurgen Stein, MD

About GI Dynamics

GI Dynamics, Inc. (ASX:GID), is the developer of EndoBarrier, the first endoscopically-delivered device therapy approved for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and obesity. EndoBarrier is approved and commercially available in multiple countries outside the United States. EndoBarrier is not approved for sale in the United States and is limited by federal law to investigational use only in the United States. Founded in 2003, GI Dynamics is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. For more information, please visit

Forward-Looking Statements

This announcement contains forward-looking statements concerning our development and commercialization plans, potential revenues and revenue growth, costs, excess inventory, profitability and financial performance, ability to obtain reimbursement for our products, clinical trials and associated regulatory submissions and approvals, the number and location of commercial centers offering the EndoBarrier, and our intellectual property position. These forward-looking statements are based on GI Dynamics’ management’s current estimates and expectations of future events as of the date of this announcement. Furthermore, the estimates are subject to several risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially and adversely from those indicated in or implied by such forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include but are not limited to, risks associated with the consequences of terminating the ENDO trial and the possibility that future clinical trials will not be successful or confirm earlier results. Further risks are associated with obtaining funding from third parties; the timing and costs of clinical trials; the timing of regulatory submissions; and the timing, receipt and maintenance of regulatory approvals. The timing and amount of other expenses and the timing and extent of third-party reimbursement risks associated with commercial product sales, including product performance, competition, risks related to market acceptance of products, intellectual-property risk; risks related to excess inventory; and risks related to assumptions regarding the size of the available market, the benefits of our products, product pricing, timing of product launches, future financial results and other factors, including those described in our filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Given these uncertainties, one should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. We do not assume any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information or future events or otherwise, unless we are required to do so by law.