Bariatric surgery improvements in type 2 diabetes persist at 5 years

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Takeaway

  • Bariatric surgery is a durable option for treating type 2 diabetes (T2D).

Why this matters

  • T2D incurs high morbidity and costs.

Study design

  • Outcomes assessed at 5 y for 134 patients with T2D with baseline BMI 27-43 kg/m2, randomly assigned to intensive medical therapy ...