Can someone with diabetes have bariatric surgery?

Absolutely! Not only can they have surgery, but if you have type ii diabetes and your body mass index is over 35 gastric bypass procedures like the roux-en-y and mini-gastric bypass will likely cure or significantly improve your diabetes. Immediately after surgery I take all of my diabetic patients off of their diabetes meds including insulin. 85% of them never need those meds again!
Should have surgery! Diabetes is a terrible disease. It is the leading cause of adult blindness, amputation, kidney failure, and neuropathy. Also affects vascular system and others. If bmi is over 35 and diabetic, your doctor should suggest bariatric surgery as a potential long term "cure" for this condition.
Yes. The metabolic procedures like the sleeve, bypass or duodenal switch are more effective at treating diabetes than medications. Provided you meet the weight requirement, which is a bmi of 35 if you have diabetes. Roughly 75 pounds overweight.
Yes. Gastric bypass has actually been claimed to be curative of diabetes, even fixing it before substantial weight is even lost.

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How does bariatric surgery be a solution for diabetes?

Weight loss benefits. Weight loss is the benefit to diabetes. Many type 2 diabetics have Insulin resistance. So one unit of Insulin might cover only one gram of carbohydrate instead of 4 grams. The Insulin resistance improves with weight loss. The pancreas (makes insulin) can cover carbohydrate more efficiently and overall there is less carbohydrate needing coverage. Weight loss also benefits lipids and blood pressure.
Diabetes. Well, losing weight after surgery usually helps improve type 2 diabetes. In the case of the gastric bypass, it is the operation itself that helps correct diabetes with nearly a 90% rate of significant improvement or cure. By comparison, the sleeve has about a 60% cure rate, and the lap band about 40-50%. The gastric bypass is king when it comes to diabetes.
Fixes it. Gastric bypass has actually been claimed to be curative of diabetes, even fixing it before substantial weight is even lost. And in the hands of an experienced surgeon there's minimal risk to the operation.

Can I have any type of bariatic surgery having hypotirhoid fatty liver and diabetes?

Often Yes. Yes if you meet criteria for a body mass index greater than 35. Diabetes and diabetic fatty liver disease (called non alcoholic steatoheaptits or nash) responds well to weight loss surgery. Your doctor must determine if the risk of your illness is greater than the risk of surgery.
Yes. Fatty liver should improve with any procedure resulting in significant weight loss. Weight loss with the bypass and the sleeve is fairly comparable based on most series. These 2 procedures have statistically more weight loss compared to the band long term, especially in individuals with bmi's greater than 50. Diabetes resolution better with bypass ~75-85% than sleeve ~75-80% than band ~60-75%.
Yes. In fact many of these morbid conditions will improve or disappear altogether after weight loss.

How can someone overweight weighing in at 380 lbs 5"8 be considered for bariatric surgery.?

See. You may benefit from Bariatric surgery. Your PCP will be the referring physician.
BMI 57.7. Hi. The patient has a BMI that meets criteria for considering bariatric surgery. If the patient has diseases resulting from obesity (type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, etc), surgery can be very beneficial. Pre-operative evaluation will make sure the heart and lungs are up for the surgery, so various tests may be done to assess them. Obesity kills and bariatric surgery can help restore quality of life.
Bmi over 40. Someone 5'8 and 380 lb has a body mass index of 57.8. Most insurance companies will cover bariatric surgery for qualifying people with a BMI over 40, or 35 with other diseases such as diabetes. Bariatric procedures have been shown to help lose significant weight, but also improve blood sugar, blood pressure, cholesterol, back pain, and other problems. See your doctor to discuss risks, benefits.
Bariatric Surgery. A person with such high BMI is a candidate for bariatric surgery and should consider bariatric surgery! Decision can ONLY be made after understanding risks, benefits, alternatives of these operations. Life style modification, Diet and exercise are necessary adjuncts to the surgery. Plz talk to your PCP and see a Reputed bariatric surgeon.

Bariatric surgery how safe it is?

Increasingly safe. Bariatric surgery is really a grab bag of terms and there are many procedures available which range from relatively minimally invasive to highly complex. The risks relate to the extent of the surgery as well as the health of the individual undergoing the surgery and tolerance of general anesthesia.
Bariatric surgery. These type of surgeries are increasingly the only real and lasting way to cure diabetes, hypertension and a bunch of other obesity related illnesses.
Quite safe. In experienced hands, the risks of WLS are actually very low. That being said, it's OK to ask your surgeon for his data, including his complication rates.
Very safe. Overall, bariatric surgery is very safe and has very low complication rates overall. The surgeries may differ slightly in their rates of complications, but it is still very rare. See a bariatric surgeon to help determine what procedure is best for you.
Weight loss surgery. Yes it is safe if done by an experienced surgeon. It does require a big lifestyle change. No more junk food, sodas, you should eat much fewer carbs, and exercise regularly. It takes work, but the payoff is huge. Risk of death is 1/1000 for gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy, 1/10, 000 with lap band.

Just how effective is bariatric surgery?

Very. Bariatric surgery if done correctly, appears to be very effective, provided you stick to your job and not to eat what comes your way. You will need to eat foods that you can tolerate, but also healthy ones.
Depends on OR & You. Bariatric surgery works with most. Band (70%); sleeve (95%); bypass (95%). The amount of excess weight loss varies. Band (50%); sleeve (70%); bypass (80%). In all cases, the surgery is a tool. Thankfully, hunger is decreased, but dietary compliance and followup are very important for success.
Depends. All bariatric surgeries are dependent on lifestyle changes to be effective. Any procedure can fail. The surgery is just a tool that gives patients the best opportunity to lose weight successfully and keep it off long term. In average with the gastric bypass patients can lose between 70-80% of their excess body weight.
It works. It's not magic, but with proper eating and exercise habits afterwards, bariatric surgery is one of the most effective ways to achieve permanent weight loss.

What are the different kinds of bariatric surgery?

Lots of options but. The most common in the US is still the roux-en-Y gastric bypass. The sleeve gastrectomy (or gastric sleeve) is fast on the rise, with good outcomes as well. The lap band, or adjustable gastric band, is another option but is falling out of favor due to complications/poor long term results. I personally have taken out more bands than put in. I recommend consultation with a good bariatric surgeon.
There are three. There's the LapBand, gastric sleeve and gastric bypass, in usual order of amount of weight lost from least to most.
Best operation. There is no "best" operation. Different people do better with different operations. The gastric bypass is the gold standard and results in the most weight loss and best at curing diabetes. However, it may not be the right one for you. The sleeve gastrectomy is also very effective. The lap band is falling out of favor these days and only accounts for 8% of the weight loss operations done in the US.

What could be the possible benefits of bariatric surgery?

Lots. Bariatric surgery can help with any of the associated medical problems commonly seen with obesity. Following weight loss, patients can see improvements in their blood pressure, blood sugar, reflux disease, joint pain, sleep apnea, and many other things. You should look for a bariatric center of excellence to discuss these matters in more detail.
Numerous. Surgical weight loss is the single most effective tool at losing and maintaining weight loss, especially if you have developed underlying medical conditions such as diabetes and htn. Weight loss can improve or resolve diabetes, sleep apnea, heart disease, htn, reflux, asthma, high cholesterol and lipids, improve fertility, increase life span and decrease risk of some cancer (breast, uterine, colon), etc.
Good health. Bariatric surgery is one of the most reliable paths to permanent weight loss and all the resultant health benefits of such. Longevity, vibrance, relief of pain, control of various medical conditions without medications.

I was wondering what are the different types of bariatric surgery?

It is not a walk in. Procedure, what type depends on needs, one may need temporary reversible, (adjustable) lap band, some need gastric resection like, sleeve resection, or more complex gastric by pass, where small stomach pouch is created and connected with bowel loop (rouex en "y") anastomosis. One has to get enrolled in a program first, get evaluated, non operative method first before under taking.
Bariatric Surgeries. From the panel of experts: http://asmbs. Org/obesity-and-surgery-learning-center/bariatric-surgery-procedures/.
There are three. There's the LapBand, gastric sleeve and gastric bypass, in usual order of amount of weight lost from least to most.

Is bariatric surgery a good idea?

Absolutely yes! Bariatric surgery has been determined by the national institutes of health to be the only way to lose 100 pounds and keep it off. The weight loss affects every organ system in a positive way, generally adding 20 good years to your life expectancy. It also resolves conditions like diabetes, reflux, hypertension, sleep apnea, arthritis or prevents them. The smartest decision you could make!
Not for everyone. There us no simple solution. Your bmi weight related to height and other medical problems diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, etc. These all factor in. This is not simple and has significant risk, but for certain people it is life saving. Surgery3@earthlknk. Net.
Do your homework. Bariatric surgery should be an option of last choice after all conservative options have been attempted (i am a busy bariattic surgeon). If your bmi is >35 with diabetes, HTN sleep apnea then bariatric surgery may be an option for you. Talk to your pmd and consider going to a free seminar to learn about bariatric surgery. Good luck.
Yes. Bariatric surgery is an excellent option for someone who has tried more conservative measures for weight loss and failed.