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Many obese patients are undergoing gastric banding surgery to lose weight. Placing a band around the stomach reduces one's appetite. A new study by the Journal of the American Medical Association supports gastric bypass for patients with Type 2 diabetes. Is this the right step for you?

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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 completely disappears.Some people, including a couple of…

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