Surgery On Diabetics May Be Better Than Standard Treatment

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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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