News tagged with gastric band

Rapid reversal of diabetes after gastric banding surgery

Clinical researchers from Sydney's Garvan Institute of Medical Research and St. Vincent's Hospital have shown that a form of weight loss surgery, known as 'gastric banding', brings about reversal of diabetes in some patients, ...

Oct 15, 2013
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Problems with a gastric band

As the number of people having gastric bands fitted to lose weight increases, so will the number of complications associated with the procedure. A Case Report published Online First by the Lancet details the problems experi ...

Dec 21, 2011
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