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Bariatric Surgery the Way To Go

A group of Brazilian researchers say bariatric surgery (stomach stapling) is the most effective therapy for extreme obesity. Their recent studies show that glucose control can also improve with the surgery.

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Stomach Band Approved to Treat Obesity

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Body Mass Index (BMI): What It’s For and How It’s Calculated

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New Study Shows Eight People Off Insulin After One Year

Eight people with type 1 diabetes have remained off insulin for one year. They received transplanted islets and a new drug combination, which has prevented rejection of the transplanted cells.

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How Far Will You Go To Lose Weight? Gastric Bypass An Effective Option For Some People

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