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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  • Surgery a better option for obese diabetics
    Metabolic or bariatric surgery may be more effective than standard medical treatments for the long-term control of type 2 diabetes in obese patients. The researchers followed a group of diabetic patients from Italy aged 30-60 with a body-mass index (BMI ...
    09/3/2015 - 10:09 pm | View Link
  • Weight loss surgery bests lifestyle changes in diabetics
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    07/3/2015 - 7:50 pm | View Link
  • Weight management therapies as beneficial as gastric band surgery for diabetics
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  • 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 ...
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  • Weight-loss surgery effective against diabetes, studies show
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