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Bypass Surgery Offers Drastic Weight Loss and Remission for Obese Type 2 Teens

In a recent study, obese teens with type 2 diabetes who underwent gastric bypass surgery not only lost a third of their weight, but also experienced the complete remission of their disease.

Comments 4 comments - Jan 6, 2009 - * * *

Need Gastric Bypass? Put a Sock in It! The EndoBarrier Gastrointestinal Liner

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. 

Comments 3 comments - Oct 20, 2008 - * * * *

Interim Study Shows That Intestinal Barrier Produces Weight Loss and Type 2 Remission
Interim Study Shows That Intestinal Barrier Produces Weight Loss and Type 2 Remission

An impermeable liner inserted non-surgically into a portion of the small intestine produces rapid weight loss and remission of type 2 diabetes, according to a Montana endocrinologist.

Comments 0 comments - Jun 26, 2008 - * * * * *

Gastric Banding Reverses Impact of Type 2 Diabetes

A new world-first study by Monash University researchers has found gastric banding surgery has a profound impact on one of society's biggest health issues - diabetes.

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Bariatric Surgery Extends Life For Very Obese People

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.

Comments 0 comments - Sep 7, 2007 - * * * *

Bariatric Surgery: The Operation Diet
Bariatric Surgery: The Operation Diet

Bariatric Surgery isn't just for weight loss anymore. It's been shown to be possibly curative of type 2 diabetes even in the absence of major weight loss following the surgery. Here's the rundown on how it works.

Comments 0 comments - Jun 28, 2007 - * * * *

Majority of Edmonton Protocol Participants Don’t Stay Off Insulin After One Year

Despite successfully restoring insulin production and blood-glucose stability after transplantation, insulin independence is usually not sustainable after the Edmonton Protocol.

Comments 0 comments - Feb 1, 2007 - Not Yet Rated

Bariatric Surgery Was the Answer for Annie
Bariatric Surgery Was the Answer for Annie

“I can bend over and paint my own toenails now,” says Annie, who had bariatric surgery on February 5, 2005.

Comments 0 comments - Aug 1, 2006 - * * * *

Stomach Surgery Successfully Treats Type 2 Diabetes in Test Group

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.

Comments 1 comment - Apr 1, 2002 - * * * *

Reader Undergoes Stomach Stapling Operation

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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