Weight-loss surgery effectively resolves Type II diabetes:study shows

In a study published in the March 2009 issue of The American Journal of Medicine, investigators analyzed 621 studies from 1990 to April of 2006, which showed that 78.1% of diabetic patients had complete resolution and diabetes was improved or resolved in 86.6% of patients as the result of bariatric surgery.

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Study Finds Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery / Bariatric Surgery Better Than Medicine in Controlling Type 2 Diabetes ( NIDDM )


Laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery can be more effective in patients with type 2 diabeteas and obesity. According to a new study presented here at the 25th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), patients with morbid obesity who have bariatric surgery lost significant weight over the long-term and are significantly less likely to die from heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Thus the study finds that the laparoscopic surgery can be more effective than the traditional insulin based treatment.

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