Features November 2013 Issue

Further Proof of the Effectiveness of Bariatric Surgery on Diabetes

Cleveland Clinic research shows that many individuals undergoing gastric bypass surgery can be essentially “cured” of their diabetes.

Further analysis of a study that demonstrated the benefits of bariatric surgery in patients with diabetes shows that about one-third of patients who had the surgery remained “cured” of type 2 diabetes at least six years after the operations.

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