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Weight Loss Surgery May "Cure" Diabetes For 15 Years, Sahlgrenska University Hospital Study


6/11/2014 11:40:47 AM

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Obesity surgery may keep diabetes in remission even after 15 years in some patients, a study suggests. Long-term results were missing for more than half the patients who began the study and remission rates dropped off considerably. But still, 35 out of 115 patients remained diabetes-free 15 years after surgery. Also, 20 years after surgery, about 25 patients remained free of diabetes complications including eye and kidney problems.

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