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Diabetes

04 March 2009

Weight-loss surgery beats diabetes

The most common form of diabetes disappears in most obese diabetics after weight-loss surgery, researchers said in a study that strongly affirmed the benefits of the operations.

The most common form of diabetes disappears in most obese diabetics after weight-loss surgery, researchers said in a study that strongly affirmed the benefits of the operations.

"The greater the weight loss, the greater is the resolution of type 2 diabetes." There are several different forms of weight-loss surgery that alter the digestive system's anatomy to cut the volume of food that can be eaten and digested. The study showed that some types of surgery led to greater weight loss and helped diabetics more.

 

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