Bariatric Surgery for Diabetes: Is it Safe?

On several occasions I have blogged about the effectiveness of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB) for type II diabetes. In patients recently diagnosed with type II diabetes, having a gastric bypass will put the diabetes into remission 85% of the time. Quite an impressive...

Bariatric Surgery for Diabetes

At the 29th annual meeting of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) research was presented showing that 67% of gastric bypass patients experienced complete remission of their diabetes by one year post-operation.  The key findings of the...