Diabetes

UK 'should offer surgery to 800,000 obese diabetics'

Some 800,000 people in Britain with type 2 diabetes could be offered weight-loss surgery by the state-run National Health Service (NHS) under new draft guidance published on Friday.

Medical research

Gastric bypass surgery changes the brain’s response to food

(Medical Xpress)—The weight loss seen in patients after gastric bypass surgery for obesity may be helped by changes in the way the brain itself responds to food, reducing not only hunger but also the drive to eat for pleasure, ...

Diabetes

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, ...

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