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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  • Doctor: Bariatric surgery can help control Type 2 diabetes
    Dr. Philip Schauer of Cleveland Clinic says the new guidelines give doctors another tool for treating Type 2 diabetics who aren't responding well to standard medical therapy. "Type 2 diabetes is rampant in this country, it is a major killer—it's the ...
    05/26/2016 - 11:00 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 - 3:36 pm | View Link
  • Use obesity surgery more often for diabetes, guidelines urge
    WASHINGTON — International diabetes organizations are calling for weight-loss surgery to become a more routine treatment option for diabetes, even for some patients ... senior author of the guidelines. But as standard care often isn't enough, "it's ...
    05/24/2016 - 12:58 pm | View Link
  • Bariatric surgery found to ease Type 2 diabetes symptoms
    But the overweight and mildly obese patients who got bariatric surgery showed health improvements on a par with much heavier diabetics, Schauer said ... gastrectomy worked "demonstrably better than standard diabetes interventions." But with its steep ...
    04/1/2014 - 5:52 am | View Link
  • Bariatric surgery for diabetes deemed Cleveland Clinic’s top medical innovation for 2013
    Breast tomosynthesis: Mammography remains the gold standard for breast cancer screening ... less than half of type 2 diabetics achieve good glycemic control, said Phil Schauer, director of the Bariatric and Metabolic Institute. Over the years, doctors ...
    10/31/2012 - 9:48 am | View Link
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    Learn about Cataract Surgery with Diabetes or Diabetic Retinopathy-Cataract Information Diabetics Should Know
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    You may have fatty liver disease (NAFLD) without any signs or symptoms. If there are symptoms, they are normally vague and non-specific. In the early stages, you may experience fatigue, malaise, or a dull ache in your upper right abdomen. 14
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  • Diabetes mellitus
    Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic disorders in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period. Symptoms of high blood sugar include frequent urination, increased thirst, and increased hunger.
    05/16/2018 - 2:59 pm | View Website
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