Study finds long-term diabetes control benefits from surgery

09/19/2013 | HealthDay News

A study in the Annals of Surgery revealed many type 2 diabetes patients who underwent weight-loss surgery achieved long-term benefits including diabetes remission. At a median six years' follow-up, 24% attained complete remission, 26% showed partial remission and 34% showed improvements in diabetes control. Researchers also found that fewer patients needed insulin treatment, and they noted a decline in patients' heart risk factors.

View Full Article in:

HealthDay News

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Clinical Trials Agreements Specialist (209955)
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Inc.
Rockville, MD
SAFETY, HEALTH, and ENVIRONMENTAL (SHE) REGIONAL SPECIALIST
Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.
Newark, CA
Catheter Engineer
ASAHI INTECC, Orange County CA R&D Center
Santa Ana, CA
MANAGER MEDICAL GAS COMPLIANCE AND SAFETY
Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc.
Houston, TX
Neurovascular Intervention Product Sales Rep, North East
ASAHI INTECC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations