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Bariatric surgery reduces long-term need for insulin in type 2 diabetes

09:14 EST 9 Nov 2017 | Healio

WASHINGTON — Adults with type 2 diabetes who require insulin treatment before undergoing bariatric surgery experience significant weight loss, and 44% no longer require insulin 5 or more years after surgery, study findings show.
Ali Aminian, MD, associate professor of surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, and colleagues evaluated 252 adults (64% women; mean age, 52 years; mean baseline BMI, 46 kg/m2) with insulin-treated type 2 diabetes (mean HbA1c, 8.5%; median duration of diabetes, 11 years) who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB; n = 194) or sleeve

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