6/5/2014

Obese type 2 diabetes patients who underwent gastric bypass surgery attained a mean weight loss of 27%, compared with 17.3% in the gastric banding arm and about 10% in the diet/exercise cohort, a study found. Another study revealed 58% of gastric bypass patients went into diabetes remission within a year following the surgery, while only 16% of those in the lifestyle intervention arm were able to do so. The results appear in JAMA Surgery.

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