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Diabetes and Bariatric Surgery

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Need Gastric Bypass? Put a Sock in It! The EndoBarrier Gastrointestinal Liner
Oct 20, 2008 | 
In gastric bypass surgery, the surgeon basically lops your small intestine in two and then hooks it back up again in such a way that it's much shorter than before. With the first section of your small intestine out of commission, food flows directly from your stomach to the middle of your small intestine. When less intestine is available to absorb food, less food is absorbed, not surprisingly. It works, but it's not pretty. 
Interim Study Shows That Intestinal Barrier Produces Weight Loss and Type 2 Remission
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Bariatric Surgery Extends Life For Very Obese People
Sep 7, 2007 | 
Two large studies, both published in the New England Journal of Medicine, have just confirmed that if you're obese, weight loss surgery can make you live longer. A Swedish study tracked about 4000 obese people, about half of whom had undergone gastric bypass or lap band surgery.
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Majority of Edmonton Protocol Participants Don’t Stay Off Insulin After One Year
Feb 1, 2007 | 
Despite successfully restoring insulin production and blood-glucose stability after transplantation, insulin independence is usually not sustainable after the Edmonton Protocol.
Stomach Surgery Successfully Treats Type 2 Diabetes in Test Group
Apr 1, 2002 | 
A type of weight-loss surgery called the LAP-BAND has been successful in putting type 2 diabetes in remission, according to researchers in Australia. Doctors from Monash University in Victoria found that the majority of people with type 2 diabetes who were treated with the stomach-reduction surgery achieved better blood-glucose control one year afterward. Results of the study were published in the February 2002 issue of Diabetes Care.
Reader Undergoes Stomach Stapling Operation
Apr 1, 2002 | 
For the first time in years, I bought something from the Misses Department, not the plus sizes!" exclaims Sue Felton, a woman of 43 who's been battling obesity and type 2 diabetes for the past five years.
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