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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  • New treatment gives Morris man relief - Morris County Daily Record
    ... bypass surgery or amputation. In the future In the years ahead, Blitz believes the standard of ... Today, he said, he encourages diabetics ...
    06/14/2015 - 12:19 pm | View Link
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  • Best source of stem cells identified to stop diabetic blindness
    Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine (UVA) assessed that stem cells taken from non-diabetics would be more effective ... Currently, existing treatments include laser surgery or regular injections into patients' eyeballs - this ...
    06/26/2015 - 1:27 am | View Link
  • 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 - 10:02 am | View Link
  • Surgery gives long-term help for obese diabetics
    WASHINGTON — 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 stomach ...
    04/1/2014 - 9:15 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 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Weight-Loss Surgery May Prevent Diabetes
    ... Clinic who led one of the earlier studies looking at bariatric surgery in diabetics. “An 80 percent risk reduction is huge, particularly in light of the fact that Type 2 diabetes is a very deadly disease.” The new study had its genesis in the ...
    08/22/2012 - 10:42 am | View Link
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  • Preparing for surgery when you have diabetes: MedlinePlus ...
    You may need surgery for a diabetes complication or some other problem. Your diabetes may increase your risk for problems during or after your surgery ...
    07/1/2015 - 12:40 am | View Website
  • Surgery on Diabetics May Be Better Than Standard Treatment
    For some people with diabetes, surgery may be the best medicine. Two studies have found that weight-loss operations worked much better than the standard ...
    06/30/2015 - 10:24 pm | View Website
  • Diabetes Cataract Surgery Diabetic Retinopathy Cataract ...
    Learn about Cataract Surgery with Diabetes or Diabetic Retinopathy-Cataract Information Diabetics Should Know
    06/30/2015 - 7:32 pm | View Website
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    Support the Transplant Surgery Program in the quest to discover new treatments for diseases of the kidney, liver and pancreas and to improve transplantation outcomes.
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  • Bariatric Surgery in Patients With Morbid Obesity and Type ...
    REVERSIBILITY OF DIABETES AFTER BARIATRIC SURGERY— Of considerable interest for morbidly obese patients with diabetes is the observation that euglycemia and normal ...
    06/29/2015 - 1:21 pm | View Website
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