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 study: Routine imaging screening of diabetic patients for heart ... - EurekAlert!
    ... changes of treatment, including surgery in some ... led us to conclude that excellent standard management is the best route to help diabetics ...
    11/17/2014 - 12:09 pm | View Link
  • Curing the Health Care Debate -
    But the surgery costs four to five times the average annual cost to treat a diabetic with drugs. Private health insurers, who cover most diabetics...
    11/14/2014 - 5:19 am | View Link
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  • 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 treatments to control Type 2 diabetes in obese and overweight people. Those who had surgery to staple ...
    11/11/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Offer weight loss surgery to diabetics, says NICE
    "An expansion of weight loss surgery in England is being proposed to tackle an epidemic of type 2 diabetes," BBC News reports. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended obese people with type 2 diabetes should be ...
    07/12/2014 - 2:32 pm | 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, D.C. (AP) — 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 ...
    04/3/2014 - 12:25 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
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  • Bariatric surgery
    Bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery) includes a variety of procedures performed on people who have obesity. Weight loss is achieved by reducing the size of the ...
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  • MedlinePlus: Weight Loss Surgery
    Weight loss surgery helps people with extreme obesity to lose weight. It may be an option if you cannot lose weight through diet and exercise or have serious health ...
    11/23/2014 - 6:52 am | View Website
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