Early weight-loss surgery may improve type 2 diabetes, blood pressure outcomes

Posted by on May 16, 2019 6:28 pm
Categories: health

Despite similar weight loss, teens who had gastric bypass surgery were significantly more likely to have remission of both type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, compared to adults who had the same procedure. Previously, no treatment has shown longer-term effectiveness at reversing type 2 diabetes in youth, which tends to advance more quickly than in adults.

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