Weight-Loss Surgery Can Improve Type 1 Diabetes

Many studies have shown that weight-loss surgery can improve or even reverse symptoms of type 2 diabetes. A new study led by a Cleveland Clinic physician shows the same surgery can significantly help people with type 1 diabetes. An auto- immune reaction causes type 1 diabetes, in which the body’s defense system attacks the cells that produce insulin. Until recently, type 1 diabetes was called juvenile-onset … Read More

Can Surgery Help More People With Diabetes?

If you’re a morbidly obese adult suffering from diabetes, bariatric surgery is an option to help you lose weight and control your condition. But according to a new study, if you’re considered obese — but not morbidly obese — you too may benefit short-term from bariatric surgery. As for the hope that surgery may provide … Read More

Want Weight Loss Without Surgery?

As a doctor, I work with bariatric surgery patients before or after procedures – and I support patients who want to lose weight without surgery. So how do I advise patients about weight loss? First, it depends on what the patient is interested in pursuing: surgical or non-surgical weight loss. If it is surgical weight … Read More

Chat With a Doctor: Bariatric Surgery & Diabetes

Register for Online Chat Do you have a question about bariatric surgery and its use in treating type 2 diabetes, and would like to ask a doctor? Tomasz Rogula, MD, Phd, and Sangeeta Kashyap, MD, of Cleveland Clinic’s Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute, answer your questions about bariatric surgery for treating type 2 diabetes. Get answers … Read More

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