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Gastric Bypass is as Safe as Commonly Performed Surgeries

Tags: bariatric, bariatric surgery, diabetes, gastric bypass, laparoscopic surgery, Type 2 diabetes

A new study shows that complication and death rates for laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery for patients with type 2 diabetes is comparable to some of the safest and most commonly performed surgeries in the United States.

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Surgery Helps Control Type 2 Diabetes for Years

Tags: bariatric surgery, diabetes, insulin, STAMPEDE, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes

Bariatric surgery has the potential to improve the quality of life for obese patients with type 2 diabetes over the long-term, says a newly published study by Cleveland Clinic researchers.

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Bariatric Surgery Offers Hope for Diabetics

Tags: bariatric surgery, diabetes, medical innovations, obesity, Top 10 Innovations for 2013

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.

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Surgery ‘Powerful Tool’ Against Diabetes

Tags: bariatric, bariatric surgery, diabetes, research, risk factors, STAMPEDE

Bariatric surgery is gaining momentum as a powerful tool in the fight to control — or even cure — type 2 diabetes in some patients.

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Obesity Is Now Considered a Disease

Tags: bariatric surgery, healthy weight, obesity, overweight, weight loss

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.

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Can Surgery Help More People With Diabetes?

Tags: bariatric surgery, diabetes, healthy weight, obesity, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, weight-loss surgery

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.


The One Innovation That is Curing Diabetes

Tags: bariatric surgery, diabetes, diabetes awareness month 2012, discover, gastric bypass, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes

Cleveland Clinic CEO and President, Delos M. Cosgrove, MD, discusses how bariatric surgery can treat diabetes – a remarkable advancement.

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Diabetes Remission After Gastric Bypass

Tags: bariatric surgery, diabetes, diet, gastric bypass, healthy diet, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, weight loss

Bariatric surgery has long-term health benefits, study finds.

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Want Weight Loss Without Surgery?

Tags: bariatric surgery, diet, exercise, healthy diet, healthy weight, obesity, weight loss, weight-loss surgery

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.

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Bariatric Surgery May Improve Diabetes (Video)

Tags: bariatric surgery, diabetes, gastric bypass, innovation, Top 10 Innovations for 2013

Can bariatric surgery control diabetes? This is the No. 1 medical innovation for 2013 as picked by a panel of Cleveland Clinic experts.