Study looks at weight-loss surgery and diabetes

01/8/2012 | U.S. News & World Report

A study of three weight-loss procedures revealed that type 2 diabetes remission occurred in 41% of patients who underwent gastric bypass surgery, 26% of those who had sleeve gastrectomy and 7% of those who had gastric banding. Though the figures were lower than some previous findings, weight-loss surgeries did show benefits for glucose control, researchers noted in the British Journal of Surgery.

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