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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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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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10 Innovations to Watch in 2013 (Slideshow)

Tags: aortic aneurysm, breast cancer, cataracts, diabetes, innovations, mammograms, melanoma, migraine, prostate cancer, skin cancer, STAMPEDE, Top 10 Innovations for 2013

From new technology to creative treatments, these 10 advances will reshape your care in the not-too-distant future.

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Study Finds Bariatric Surgery Treats Diabetes (Video)

Tags: diabetes, Dr. Steven Nissen, heart health, research, STAMPEDE

Our weight and the health of our heart are connected, and obesity often leads to diabetes. A recent study, called STAMPEDE, found weight loss surgery to be a successful treatment for obesity.

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Surgery May Control Diabetes (Video)

Tags: bariatric, diabetes, STAMPEDE

The STAMPEDE Study finds that weight loss surgery may reverse type 2 diabetes. Meet a man who participated in the study and is seeing the benefits firsthand.