Surgery fights diabetes.
A review of more than 600 studies involving more than 135,000 people found that surgery dramatically cut the number of patients displaying obvious signs of Type 2 diabetes, or improved their condition.
Weight-loss surgery includes gastric bypass, gastric banding and stomach stapling.
However, the charity Diabetes UK warned that such procedures do not offer a "cure" for Type 2 diabetes.
In the study, patients lost an average of 38.5kg after surgery - 55.9% of their excess weight.
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|Publication:||Daily Post (Liverpool, England)|
|Date:||Aug 28, 2009|
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