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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    ... diabetics Immunization Psychological medicine Herbal medicines (legal and illegal) Surgery ... Rica, with a much lower material standard of ...
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  • More diabetics 'may get surgery' (From Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard)
    Hundreds of thousands of people with type 2 diabetes could be offered weight-loss surgery on the NHS. New draft guidance from the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (Nice) suggests that obese people with the condition should be assessed for ...
    07/10/2014 - 1:13 pm | View Link
  • Offer weight loss surgery to diabetics, says NICE
    "An expansion of weight loss surgery in England is being proposed to tackle an epidemic of type 2 diabetes," BBC News reports. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended obese people with type 2 diabetes should be ...
    07/10/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • More diabetics 'may get surgery'
    Hundreds of thousands of people with type 2 diabetes could be offered weight-loss surgery on the NHS. New draft guidance from the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (Nice) suggests that obese people with the condition should be assessed for ...
    07/10/2014 - 12:42 pm | View Link
  • Surgery gives long-term help for obese diabetics
    WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — New research is boosting hopes that weight-loss surgery can put some patients’ diabetes into remission for years and perhaps in some cases, for good. Doctors on Monday gave longer results from a landmark study showing that ...
    04/3/2014 - 8:07 am | View Link
  • Weight loss surgery better than medications for treating obese diabetics
    the procedure provides long-term relief to obese diabetics. According to the findings of a new study, a weight loss surgery can prove effective in treating type 2 diabetes. Interestingly, the weight loss surgery proved better than the standard drug therapy ...
    03/31/2014 - 6:42 pm | View Link
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  • WIN
    Bariatric Surgery for Adults. Currently, bariatric surgery may be an option for adults with severe obesity. Body mass index (BMI), a measure of height in ...
    07/29/2014 - 7:26 am | View Website
  • 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 ...
    07/29/2014 - 6:51 am | View Website
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    People with Type 2 diabetes have to worry about more than the normal risks and complications after an operation. Risks associated with diabetes and surgery ...
    07/29/2014 - 5:53 am | View Website
  • Weight Loss Surgery: MedlinePlus
    Weight loss surgery helps people with extreme obesity to lose weight. It may be an option if you cannot lose weight through diet and exercise or have serious health ...
    07/28/2014 - 10:01 pm | View Website
  • Diabetes and Infection
    Diabetes After Surgery. After surgery, the need for high quality nutrition and tight glycemic control continues. Nutrition will provide the building blocks ...
    07/28/2014 - 8:56 pm | View Website
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