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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  • An analysis of DNA methylation in human adipose tissue reveals ... - Genome Biology
    Roux en Y gastric bypass surgery (from now on ... Data are presented as mean +/− standard deviation. ... white blood cells of type-2 diabetics ...
    01/22/2015 - 2:52 pm | View Link
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  • 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 ...
    03/31/2014 - 9:15 pm | 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
  • Dr. Kate Scannell: Study on weight-loss surgery for Type 2 diabetes has serious problems
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    03/31/2012 - 12:00 am | View Link
  • Weight-loss surgery effective against diabetes, studies show
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    03/28/2012 - 9:15 pm | View Link
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  • Precautions with Patients with Diabetes Undergoing Surgery ...
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    01/27/2015 - 8:48 am | View Website
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  • Diabetes Care
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