Gastric bypass improves diabetes outcomes, study finds

03/31/2014 | HealthDay News

Type 2 diabetes patients who underwent gastric bypass surgery were more likely than those who had sleeve gastrectomy to gain control of their disease without taking medication, with the effects lasting for at least three years, according to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers said other participants required less medication to control their blood glucose levels following the weight loss surgeries.

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