Diabetes Patients Who Undergo Bariatric Surgery Require Fewer Medications

Friday, Oct. 22nd 2010 6:32 AM

Type 2 diabetes patients who underwent bariatric surgery appear to require significantly less medication and incur considerably lower health costs, says a report published in this month’s issue of Archives of Surgery, a JAMA/Archives journal. Bariatric surgery is a surgical procedure on the stomach and/or intestines to help extremely obese people lose weight – it is an option for patients with a BMI ( body mass index) above 40.

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