Surgery On Diabetics May Be Better Than Standard Treatment


USA TODAYSurgery on Diabetics May Be Better Than Standard TreatmentNew York TimesFor some people with diabetes, surgery may be the best medicine. Two studies have found that weight loss operations worked much better than the standard treatments to control Type 2 diabetes in obese and overweight people.Boost for Surgery In Treating DiabetesWall Street JournalNew study: Weight-loss surgery may cure diabetesCBS NewsStudies: Weight-loss surgery can put diabetes into remissionUSA TODAYReuters -ABC News -Washington Postall 161 news articles »

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    Total U.S. spending on prescription medicines declined last year, a first in more than half a century. The dip was 1 percent, to $325.8 billion — a 3.5 percent drop after accounting for population growth and economic expansion, according to the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics. More
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    Most adults in the USA aren't meeting the federal physical activity recommendations for both aerobic exercise and muscle-strengthening activity, according to government statistics out today. About 79% of adults don't meet the physical activity guidelines that advise getting at least 2½ hours a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as brisk walking, or one hour and 15 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, such as jogging. More
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    Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession. Overall, the suicide rate for the age group jumped 28 percent from 1999 to 2010. And among whites, it shot up 40 percent.... More
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    Come January, millions of low-income adults will gain health insurance coverage through Medicaid in one of the farthest-reaching provisions of the Obama health care law. More
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    Latest statistics give a range of prices for feeding a family of four a healthy diet. The cost of feeding a family of four a healthy diet can run $146 to $289 a week, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. More
  • Bariatric weight loss surgery linked with remission in diabetics
    1. Weight loss surgery was associated with a higher rate of sustained diabetes remission than standard care with lifestyle modification and pharmacotherapy. 2. Weight loss surgery was also associated with lower rates of microvascular and macrovascular ...
    06/10/2014 - 9:32 am | View Link
  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Prevent Diabetes
    Instead, they enrolled extremely overweight people who had chosen on their own to undergo it, and then matched them to a control group of obese people who wanted to lose weight through nonsurgical means, including standard exercise and dieting advice.
    08/21/2012 - 6:20 pm | View Link
  • Weight-loss surgery effective against diabetes, studies show
    two new clinical trials have shown that weight-loss surgery brings about dramatically greater improvement of blood sugar control in obese diabetics than standard diabetes care. In both studies, even rigorously supervised regimens of diet, exercise and ...
    03/26/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Bariatric Surgery Beats Standard Therapy in Obese Diabetics
    March 26, 2012 (Chicago, IL and Cleveland, OH) (UPDATED March 27, 2012) — Bariatric surgery performed considerably better than traditional medical therapy in obese patients with type 2 diabetes, independent of weight loss, according to findings from two ...
    03/26/2012 - 4:44 am | View Link
  • Weight loss surgery may cure diabetes in many cases
    Each study followed the patients for at least 12 months after their weight loss surgery. Among diabetics who had gastric bypass -- the gold standard weight loss surgery in the U.S. -- 83 percent wound up free of diabetes medications, some within days of ...
    06/19/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Diabetes and Surgery: The Risk of Surgery for Diabetics
    The Risks of Surgery. In addition to the normal Risks of Surgery, diabetics face additional risks when having a surgical procedure. These risks are heightened if you ...
    05/1/2016 - 10:19 pm | View Website
  • Management of adults with diabetes undergoing surgery and ...
    Management of adults with diabetes undergoing surgery and elective procedures: improving standards April 2011 Supporting, Improving, Caring Primary care
    05/1/2016 - 5:11 pm | View Website
  • Precautions with Patients with Diabetes Undergoing Surgery ...
    Diabetes mellitus affects 230 million people worldwide. Know Precautions with Patients with Diabetes Undergoing Surgery
    05/1/2016 - 1:19 am | View Website
  • # Diabetes Cure Surgery
    ★ Diabetes Cure Surgery ★ ::The 3 Step Trick that Reverses Diabetes Permanently in As Little as 11 Days.[ DIABETES CURE SURGERY ] The REAL cause of Diabetes (and ...
    04/30/2016 - 9:15 pm | View Website
  • Pre-Surgical Evaluation of Diabetic Patients
    In the general population, there are numerous indications for surgery, such as cardiac, vascular, ... When diabetic patients enter the surgical arena, ...
    04/30/2016 - 11:43 am | View Website
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