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Weight Loss Surgery Helps Pre-diabetes

The Swedish Obesity Study is a long and ongoing study that looks at the effects of weight on health as well as various treatments for weight.

The latest findings out of the study is that they noticed how weight loss surgery had a beneficial effect on preventing blood vessel damage related to diabetes in both patients with a diagnosis of diabetes as well as pre-diabetes.  In fact it’s greatest effect was seen with pre-diabetes.

The authors recommended that medical clinicians consider weight loss surgery as an option in the treatment profile for patients with pre-diabetes as well as diabetes. The study abstract can be accessed using the following link:

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/landia/article/PIIS2213-8587(17)30061-X/abstract

2017-05-02T20:38:44+00:00