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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