Bariatric surgery for diabetes: the International Diabetes Federation takes a position.

Abstract

Type 2 diabetes (T2D) and obesity are both complex and chronic medical disorders, each with an escalating worldwide prevalence. When obesity is severe, and/or available medical therapies fail to control the diabetes, bariatric surgery becomes a cost-effective therapy for T2D. When there are other major comorbidities and cardiovascular risk, the option of… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1753-0407.2011.00144.x

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