Different surgical procedures have proven beneficial to thousands of patients with diabetes, and more will be available soon. Learn about the surgeries performed to fight obesity and diabetes.
Bariatric surgery is gaining momentum as a powerful tool in the fight to control — or even cure — type 2 diabetes in some patients.
The American Medical Association (AMA) has officially recognized obesity as a chronic disease. Defining obesity as a disease should spur physicians and patients to see it as a serious medical issue.
For morbidly obese adults suffering from diabetes, bariatric surgery is a great treatment option. Now a new study finds even non-morbidly obese people with the disease may benefit from the surgery.
Cleveland Clinic CEO and President, Delos M. Cosgrove, MD, discusses how bariatric surgery can treat diabetes – a remarkable advancement.
Bariatric surgery has long-term health benefits, study finds.
Are you weighing surgical vs. non-surgical weight loss options? Karen Cooper, DO, offers insight into how this decision is made, common medications that can help, as well as secrets of patients who have been successful without surgery.
Can bariatric surgery control diabetes? This is the No. 1 medical innovation for 2013 as picked by a panel of Cleveland Clinic experts.
A study finds that alcohol abuse tends to rise in patients the second year after bariatric surgery, especially after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. A expert comments and offers advice for those weighing surgery risks.