Study finds cure or improvement in diabetes cases

Diabetes was cured or significantly improved in more than 80 per cent of patients who underwent obesity surgery, an Irish/British study has found. Consultant laparoscopic and bariatric surgeon at the Bon Secours Hospital in Cork, Dr Colm O'Boyle, led the research. "This shows bariatric surgery is very effective for the treatment of both insulin- and non-insulin dependent diabetes in morbidly obese patients," he said.

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