Bariatric surgery improves diabetes remission, reduces cardiometabolic risk

The following blog has been republished with permission from our partners at Healio. You can read the original article here. Compared with conventional treatment, bariatric surgery was superior in achieving remission of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes and reducing cardiometabolic risks for patients with obesity, researchers reported in Obesity Medicine. According to Antônio Carlos Sobral […]

Bariatric Surgery Appears to Cure Half of Patients with T2DM for at Least 5 Years

In a study of obese patients with type 2 diabetes, bariatric surgery was found to be more effective than medical treatment in the long-term control of the disease (for at least 5 years). The study consisted of 60 patients randomized to either medical treatment or surgery (Roux-en-Y gastric bypass or biliopancreatic diversion). The primary endpoint […]