Bariatric surgery can bring long-term diabetes remission, study finds

04/9/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

About half of patients whose bariatric surgery resulted in diabetes remission were still in at least partial remission after about six years, according to a Cleveland Clinic study involving 217 people. Another 34% of patients had better glycemic control, although they were not in remission, researchers reported at the American Surgical Association meeting.

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