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  • Weight Loss Surgery May Not Combat Diabetes Long-Term

    11/29/2012 8:28:17 PM PST · by neverdem · 15 replies
    NY Times ^ | NOVEMBER 28, 2012 | Anahad O'Connor
    Weight loss surgery, which in recent years has been seen as an increasingly attractive option for treating Type 2 diabetes, may not be as effective against the disease as it was initially thought to be, according to a new report. The study found that many obese Type 2 diabetics who undergo gastric bypass surgery do not experience a remission of their disease, and of those that do, about a third redevelop diabetes within five years of their operation. The findings contrast with the growing perception that surgery is essentially a cure for Type II diabetes. Earlier this year, two widely...