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 offers hope for type 2 diabetics
    Metabolic bariatric surgery is the standard for weight loss when all else fails. But that same surgery is now also the most effective treatment for type 2 diabetes. Joseph E. Chebli, M.D., F.A.C.S., performs metabolic bariatric surgery, and was recently ...
    09/9/2016 - 4:03 pm | View Link
  • Why Doctors for Diabetics Now Recommend Surgery Instead of Drugs
    Appearing in Diabetes Care, a journal of the American Diabetes Association, and endorsed by 45 professional societies around the world, the guidelines propose that surgery involving the manipulation of the stomach or intestine be considered as a standard ...
    05/25/2016 - 7:17 am | View Link
  • Consider obesity surgery more often for diabetes: Guidelines
    But as standard care often isn't enough, "it's time for something new." About 26 million Americans have diabetes, mostly the Type 2 form where the body gradually loses the ability to produce or use insulin to turn food into energy. Many Type 2 diabetics ...
    05/24/2016 - 5:34 am | View Link
  • Doctors call for surgery to be standard diabetes treatment
    Doctors today called for surgery to become a standard treatment for diabetes in what was hailed ... It would be considered for type 2 diabetics with a body mass index of 40 and above (morbidly obese), regardless of their blood glucose control, and those ...
    05/24/2016 - 4:09 am | View Link
  • Diabetes experts: Bariatric surgery should be the standard of care
    Diabetes experts from a consortium of medical societies and organizations say bariatric surgery should be a standard treatment for patients ... Although surgery is not be suitable for all Type II diabetics and should not be seen as a silver bullet ...
    05/24/2016 - 4:02 am | View Link
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  • Surgery for Diabetes
    Type 2 Diabetes is commonly caused by Obesity. Obesity Surgery has the potential to treat and even cure Type 2 Diabetes.
    10/21/2016 - 11:11 pm | View Website
  • Management of adults with diabetes undergoing surgery and ...
    Management of adults with diabetes undergoing surgery and ... Management of adults with diabetes undergoing surgery and elective procedures: improving standards.
    10/18/2016 - 1:28 pm | View Website
  • Why Doctors for Diabetics Now Recommend Surgery Instead of ...
    Why Doctors for Diabetics Now Recommend Surgery Instead of Drugs. New guidelines for surgical treatment of type 2 diabetes bolster hopes of finding a cure ...
    05/25/2016 - 2:12 pm | View Website
  • Specialists Call for Gastric Surgery to Be Standard ...
    Specialists Call for Gastric Surgery to Be Standard Diabetes Treatment. The call from 45 international organizations represents a massive shift in care guidelines
    05/24/2016 - 12:33 pm | View Website
  • Specialists call for gastric surgery to be standard ...
    LONDON – Gastric surgery should be offered as a standard treatment option for people with diabetes and could help them control their condition for years ...
    05/24/2016 - 10:31 am | View Website
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