Group suggests early use of surgery in type 2 diabetes

07/21/2011 | Irish Medical Times/Medical Publications Ltd.

The International Diabetes Federation has issued a suggestion to consider adding bariatric surgery to treatment algorithms, rather than as a last resort for obese patients with type 2 diabetes. The surgery may help patients reduce significant amounts of weight and bring about remission of the disease, experts said. The organization's comment piece appears in The Lancet.

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