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Growing evidence shows that bariatric surgery, such as duodenal switch surgery, provides an ongoing resolution of type 2 diabetes in most patients.

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The Journal of the AMA has recently published the results of a study titled "Adjustable Gastric Banding and Conventional Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes: A Randomized Controlled Trial" (JAMA, 2008;299(3):316-323).   In this study, 60 obese people with recent-onset T2DM were randomized to receive either surgery called laparoscopic adjustable…

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My Bariatric Life, Health Guide, commented on Weight Loss Surgery and Bone Loss You are absolutely correct about the weight-loss surgery not replacing good eating…

06/20/13

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My Bariatric Life, Health Guide, commented on Is Gastric Bypass Surgery a Cure? You may find this of interest: One study investigated the rate of type 2 diabetes…

09/05/12

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My Bariatric Life, Health Guide, commented on Who Reverses Diabetes with Bariatric… I was on insulin and two oral meds for my diabetes 2 prior to having…

06/28/12

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Gretchen Becker, Health Guide, commented on Bariatric Surgery and Type 2 Aggie, I don't mind your being contrary. We learn more by questioning than by just saying…

03/31/12

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