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 ‘provides remission from Type 2 diabetes’
    o rewire the digestive tract, the teams from London and Rome compared standard drug therapy with surgery and concluded ... s College and Rome’s Catholic University worked with 60 from diabetics and established that none of those with the Type-2 diabetes ...
    09/21/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Weight loss surgery bests lifestyle changes in diabetics
    While the new results are a from a randomized study, which is considered the gold standard of medical research, Courcoulas said they will need to follow more patients at several medical centers over a longer period of time to draw definite conclusions.
    07/3/2015 - 7:50 pm | View Link
  • Weight management therapies as beneficial as gastric band surgery for diabetics
    After one year, the two groups achieved similar lowering of blood sugar levels-average levels of hemoglobin A1C (a standard measurement of blood sugar levels over several months) dropped by 1.2 for patients with the gastric band and by 1.0 for patients in ...
    04/29/2015 - 9:02 am | 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 ...
    03/28/2012 - 9:15 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 ...
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  • 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 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Adding Surgery to Meds May Help Diabetics With Heart Disease
    TUESDAY, Nov. 16 (HealthDay News) — Using surgical procedures to open clogged arteries in addition to standard drug therapy seems to work better at maintaining good blood flow in diabetics with heart disease, new research finds. The analysis, being ...
    11/15/2010 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • Super Foods for Diabetics
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