Can diabetics have bariatric surgery. Is it safe?

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.
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!
Yes. Best thing for diabetes is weight loss and surgery works better than any diet.
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.
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.

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Can someone with diabetes have bariatric surgery?

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. Read more...
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! Read more...
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. Read more...
Yes. Gastric bypass has actually been claimed to be curative of diabetes, even fixing it before substantial weight is even lost. Read more...

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. Read more...
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. Read more...
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. Read more...

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. Read more...
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. Read more...
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. Read more...
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. Read more...
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. Read more...

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. Read more...
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%. Read more...
Yes. In fact many of these morbid conditions will improve or disappear altogether after weight loss. Read more...

Is it safe to conceive after bariatric surgery?

Yes. Morbid obesity is one of the 3 risk factors for pregnancy complications (along with high blood pressure and diabetes), so weight-loss surgery actually improves pregnancy outcome. The main concern becomes nutritional, so close follow-up with your nutritionist before and during your pregnancy is paramount. Also, weight gain during pregnancy is limited: 15-20 lbs. Instead of the typical 25-35 lbs. Read more...
Easier to conceive. Fertility usually increases after weight loss surgery. We often ask patients to avoid pregnancy in the first 6 months. Thereafter should be ok. In fact, some data shows safer pregnancy when obesity is resolved. Read more...
Pregnancy. Yes, at 18 months following surgery. Any sooner can be dangerous for fetal development. We normally recommend closer monitoring during pregnancy. Read more...
Eventually, yes ... but you should have regular follow up with your surgeon as well as your OB before getting ready to conceive. In general I tell patients to wait 12 months after surgery to start trying for a baby. Make sure your weight is stable, you have your nutrition under control, and you have received the go-ahead from your doctors first. Discuss in depth with your doctors! Read more...

Is bariatric surgery safe? I'm 5'6" 213 with a lot of muscle due to weight training. Just can't lose the fat. Am I weight loss resistant? Help!

Dietary change. Look at eatingacademy.Com and search youtube videos on richard lustig, md, mary vernon, md and steven phinney. I think a low-carbohydrate diet, high fat and moderate protein diet will help you lose weight. I encourage you to do your research and watch these videos: http://eatingacademy.Com/videos-peter-likes. Also, i recommend the book, "why we get fat" by gary taubes. Read more...
Weight loss surgery. Two answers: first, bariatric surgery is safer than its ever been. It is safer than heart operations, safer than hip operations. The death rate today for a gastric bypass is 1 in 900. 1 in 2000 for a lap band. But, at your height and weight, your bmi is 34.3 and you wouldn't qualify for the surgical procedures. I am sorry. Today, a bmi > 35 with medical complications of obesity is required. Read more...