Bariatric surgery should be considered sooner and for less obese patients with uncontrolled diabetes, says a statement recently issued simultaneously by the ADA and AHA.
A Cleveland Clinic study shows bariatric surgery is a highly effective treatment for type 2 diabetes in obese patients. Results found all participants free of insulin and many free from diabetic drugs 3 years after surgery.
Cleveland Clinic’s bariatric surgery program is rapidly expanding to meet an increasing need for an effective treatment option for patients with class III obesity. Learn how we’re improving access to specialized care.