Who Reverses Diabetes with Bariatric Surgery

David Mendosa Health Guide
  • People who have diabetes and are severely overweight are deciding more and more often that bariatric surgery is just the thing for them. Although it is expensive and like any surgery it can have complications, the amount of weight that they lose is usually dramatic and their diabetes often completel...

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Published On: June 21, 2012
3 Comments
  • jessegarza
    Oct. 28, 2015
    Hi, i am thinking about this surgery but i know there are risks involved, all i see are great success stories however what kind of risks can i encounter, i have read some good reviews here: http://www.weightslosssurgeryoptions.com/ yet there isn't any real info on the subject, I am also a pre diabedic so can this really help me? can anyone elaborate on this?...
    RHMLucky777
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    Hi, i am thinking about this surgery but i know there are risks involved, all i see are great success stories however what kind of risks can i encounter, i have read some good reviews here: http://www.weightslosssurgeryoptions.com/ yet there isn't any real info on the subject, I am also a pre diabedic so can this really help me? can anyone elaborate on this? thanks
  • georgepds
    Jun. 26, 2012

    "Preoperative disposition index (parameter est. = 0.56, 0.019) and
    preoperative usage of insulin (parameter estimate = -1.71, p = 0.0002) were identified as independent predictors for remission of T2DM."

     

    My read is if you are using insulin, you are out of luck ( at least so far as use of insulin indicates low residual beta cell function)