Study Finds Bariatric Surgery Treats Diabetes (Video)

The STAMPEDE study sheds new light on treating diabetes

Steven Nissen, MD

Traditionally we’ve controlled diabetes with drugs. The recent STAMPEDE study used a different approach and found that weight loss surgery – bariatric surgery – is a viable treatment for those with severe diabetes who are overweight.

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Steven Nissen, MD

Steven Nissen, MD

Steven Nissen, MD, is Chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic. In 2007, TIME Magazine named him “one of the 100 most influential people in the world.”
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