Bariatric surgery yields higher diabetic remission: study  

June 10, 2014 9:47 PM

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Bariatric surgery yields higher diabetic remission: study  

WASHINGTON: Stomach-shrinking bariatric surgery beats other forms of treatment in bringing about remission of type 2 diabetes in the obese, according to a Swedish study out Tuesday.

The study, to appear in Wednesday´s issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), also found that the procedure was linked to fewer diabetes-related complications in the severely overweight. The findings come at a time when obesity and diabetes have reached epidemic proportions, c...

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