Moderately obese patients gain A1C, weight benefits from surgery

06/5/2013 | U.S. News & World Report

Weight-loss procedures including gastric bypass and gastric banding surgeries were associated with greater weight loss and blood glucose improvements in mildly obese patients compared with nonsurgical methods, a study found. Another study showed more participants in the surgery group attained an A1C of less than 7% at one year than those in the medical management group. Patients who had surgery also lost more weight and required fewer medications compared with the other group, researchers reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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