HealthDay - Dr. Subhash Kini: "For Obese Diabetics, Weight-Loss Surgery May Work Best"

Compared to diet and lifestyle changes, gastric bypass surgery appears to be the clear winner in helping obese people with type 2 diabetes lose weight and even rid themselves of the disease, new studies published in JAMA Surgery show.

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The findings "further confirm that gastric bypass is the most effective way of treating type 2 diabetes in obese patients, and that surgery is superior to medical treatment for the disease in terms of blood sugar control," said Subhash Kini, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine, who was not involved in the two new studies. Learn more