Surgery ‘Powerful Tool’ Against Diabetes

In 2012, a Cleveland Clinic study showed diabetic, overweight patients who had bariatric surgery saw significant improvement or remission of their type 2 diabetes. In the study, bariatric surgery — which included gastric bypass surgery and sleeve gastrectomy — helped patients control their diabetes and greatly reduce dependence on medications, to the point that they … Read More

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Surgery May Control Diabetes (Video)

Tim Ferree used to struggle to manage his type 2 diabetes and weight-related conditions — but that was before he had gastric bypass surgery. Now he is 60 pounds lighter and does not need medicine to control high blood pressure or cholesterol. Ferree is not alone in that experience. He took part in the recently … Read More