Gastric Bypass Surgery Can Reverse Diabetes

Surgery should be considered as a treatment for obese patients with diabetes, according to a position statement released today by the International Diabetes Federation. Doctors have made a significant discovery: When it comes to weight-loss surgery for diabetics, gastric bypass surgery reverses the disease before the patients lose the weight. "It's not uncommon for a patient to be on 100 units of insulin a day, so they're injecting themselves three or four times a day, and before they leave...Full Story
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