Bariatric surgery ‘good therapeutic option’ for treating obesity, type 2 diabetes

Bariatric surgery ‘good therapeutic option’ for treating obesity, type 2 diabetes

Bariatric surgery is more effective than medical therapy for the long-term control of type 2 diabetes, according to an analysis of 10-year follow-up data published in The Lancet.“Bariatric surgery is still regarded with suspicion, yet it is an incredible tool for obesity management,” Geltrude Mingrone, MD, PhD, professor of diabetes and nutrition at King’s College London and professor of internal medicine at the Catholic University of Rome, told Healio. “The results of our study, showing long-term bariatric surgery effectiveness for type 2 diabetes treatment withRead More

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