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Weight-Loss Surgery Lowers Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

While obesity has been a known risk factor for type-2 Diabetes, with the bigger being more prone to it, recent studies found that those who have undergone weight-loss surgery have a lower risk of developing the disease.

Read the article on Science Times

Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Since gastric bypass surgery reduces inflammation that drives the development of diabetes, this risk reduction should be expected. However, it is a sad commentary that gastric bypass surgery is the best way to avoid diabetes in the obese population.

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