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Surgery

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

Handbook of Diabetes, 4th Edition, Excerpt #10: Management of Type 2 Diabetes

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Rudy Bilous, MD, FRCP Richard Donnelly, MD, PHD, FRCP, FRACP   Lifestyle modification The starting points and mainstays of treatment for type 2 diabetes are diet and other modifications of lifestyle, such as increasing exercise and stopping smoking (Figure 11.1). The major aims are to reduce the weight of obese patients and …

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Gut Hormones and Bariatric Surgery

Human subjects with severe obesity are increasingly treated with bariatric surgery to promote weight loss via procedures that reduce the capacity of the stomach and/or the absorptive surface area of the small bowel, resulting in reduced food intake and/or energy malabsorption. Some of these surgical procedures may also be associated …

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