New Study Results: Promising for Those with Type 2 Diabetes

The findings of a study from the Cleveland Clinic show promising long-term results for weight loss surgery patients with type 2 diabetes:  three years after having gastric sleeve or gastric bypass procedures, most patients maintained control of the disease and were no longer dependent on diabetes medication. Ninety to ninety-five percent of the patients who had [...]

By | 2016-11-09T17:41:56+00:00 May 27th, 2014|Gastric Sleeve|0 Comments

Weight Loss Surgery Best for Diabetes, Studies Show

New studies published online by the New England Journal of Medicine show that bariatric surgery far out-performed medical treatment for diabetes in obese patients. Until now, only one randomized, controlled trial has shown the superiority of surgery using the Lap-Band over medical care for diabetes treatment. These two new randomized, controlled trials provide further evidence [...]

By | 2016-11-09T17:42:00+00:00 March 27th, 2012|Gastric Sleeve, Research and Education|0 Comments