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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  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Help Obese Patients Beat Diabetes
    "All obese type 2 diabetics should look at these results and give greater consideration to surgery," Roslin said. "These data show that surgery should not be the last resort -- it is the best treatment we have for type 2 diabetes." Schauer noted that ...
    02/15/2017 - 1:00 am | View Link
  • Surgery offers hope for type 2 diabetics
    Metabolic bariatric surgery is the standard for weight loss when all else fails. But that same surgery is now also the most effective treatment for type 2 diabetes. Joseph E. Chebli, M.D., F.A.C.S., performs metabolic bariatric surgery, and was recently ...
    09/9/2016 - 7:03 am | View Link
  • Doctor: Bariatric surgery can help control Type 2 diabetes
    Dr. Philip Schauer of Cleveland Clinic says the new guidelines give doctors another tool for treating Type 2 diabetics who aren't responding well to standard medical therapy. "Type 2 diabetes is rampant in this country, it is a major killer—it's the ...
    05/26/2016 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Diabetes experts: Bariatric surgery should be the standard of care
    Diabetes experts from a consortium of medical societies and organizations say bariatric surgery should be a standard treatment for patients ... Although surgery is not be suitable for all Type II diabetics and should not be seen as a silver bullet ...
    05/23/2016 - 11:52 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
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    10/13/2017 - 11:57 am | View Website
  • Diabetes Care Online April 10 2014
    Diabetes Cure Surgery Diabetics need a diet maintain blood glucose level. The most popular diet to control blood glucose level will be the low carb diet.
    10/12/2017 - 7:51 pm | View Website
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  • Surgery for Diabetes – ASMBS Learning Center | American ...
    Surgery for Diabetes. ... Diabetics have health expenditures that are 2.3 times higher than non-diabetics. ... Surgery for Diabetes; Bariatric Surgery Procedures;
    10/12/2017 - 3:23 am | View Website
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