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Can diabetics have bariatric surgery.Is it safe?
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Yes.
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.

In brief: Yes.
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.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Assuming you are healthy enough to tolerate surgery, losing weight by any means will improve your diabetes.
Diabetes resulting from morbid obesity is one of indicators to consider bariatric surgery. It may help your diabetes alot!

In brief: Yes
Assuming you are healthy enough to tolerate surgery, losing weight by any means will improve your diabetes.
Diabetes resulting from morbid obesity is one of indicators to consider bariatric surgery. It may help your diabetes alot!
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Best thing for diabetes is weight loss and surgery works better than any diet.

In brief: Yes
Best thing for diabetes is weight loss and surgery works better than any diet.
Dr. Terry Simpson
Dr. Terry Simpson
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
One of the big interests in bariatric surgery is the benefit it can provide for type 2 diabetes.
Results can be seen immediately. Bariatric surgery, however, will do nothing for type i (insulin requiring) diabets.

In brief: Yes
One of the big interests in bariatric surgery is the benefit it can provide for type 2 diabetes.
Results can be seen immediately. Bariatric surgery, however, will do nothing for type i (insulin requiring) diabets.
Dr. Scott Grover
Dr. Scott Grover
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Diabesity
If you are a obese diabetic who qualifies for bariatric surgery you should obsolutely consider it.
Find a specialist in your area and go in for a consult.

In brief: Diabesity
If you are a obese diabetic who qualifies for bariatric surgery you should obsolutely consider it.
Find a specialist in your area and go in for a consult.
Dr. Alexander Barkan
Dr. Alexander Barkan
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