Most people who are obese also live with type 2 diabetes, in fact the current obesity epidemic has risen in tandem with the type 2 diabetes rate in the U.S. Weight loss and maintaining a healthy weight is one of the best ways to keep type 2 diabetes symptoms under control.
Great! You're still reading! While bariatric procedures can help to dramatically change your life for the better, they aren't risk free. Some people are uncomfortable with the idea of a foreign object inside their body, as in gastric banding. Don't worry if gastric bypass was intimidating to you either though, gastric sleeve is another…