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Surgery Options and Outcomes for Diabetes Patients: Diabetes in Control answers key questions about the use of surgery in diabetes management and treatment, including:
– Surgical options for weight loss
– How/when a healthcare professional might recommend surgery for a diabetes patient
– What a healthcare professional needs to know about the spectrum of diabetes related surgeries

“ReShape” Dual Balloon Approved for Weight Loss

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ReShape® is the first non-surgical weight loss procedure for mild to moderate obesity. The dual balloon device is helping patients to achieve life-changing weight loss without surgery. The dual balloon mounted on a flexible shaft that is inserted endoscopicaly in the stomach and filled with saline. It works by restricting …

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The Outcome of Modified Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery on Glycemic Control in Type 2 Patients

Blood glucose showed significant decrease months after procedure… Type 2 diabetes has become more common in today’s society. Currently, modified gastric bypass surgery is used to treat type 2 diabetes. This intervention has been utilized since the 1990s. The procedure reached 83% efficiency and currently the therapeutic mechanism is still …

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Two Biomarkers That Link to Severe Heart Disease and Insulin Resistance

Oxidized LDL (oxLDL) cholesterol and fructosamine are associated with severe heart disease in women…. Insulin resistance is known to increase risk for cardiovascular diseases. However some patients with insulin resistance appear to experience only moderate symptoms of coronary blockage while others suffer severe coronary atherosclerotic and continue to progress after …

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Bariatric Surgery More Likely Than Lifestyle Intervention to Induce Type 2 Diabetes Remission

Results from a three-year study show surgical intervention is superior to intensive lifestyle intervention in achieving meaningful, lasting glycemic control in type 2 diabetes… A study conducted at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center beginning in October 2009 and concluding in June of 2014 randomized 61 obese patients (BMIs ranged …

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