Gastric Bypass Cures Type 2 Diabetes?

Before I had my weight loss surgery, I had Type 2 diabetes, uncontrolled hypertension, GERD, was developing sleep apnea and a plethora of aches and pains. Now: I have none of these things. Not one. I was able to stop my diabetes medications the day I left the hospital after my surgery.

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3 thoughts on “Gastric Bypass Cures Type 2 Diabetes?

  1. Ginna Dorkin

    If you are obese, you may suffer from high blood pressure or type II diabetes. You may be taking many different medications for a number of health problems. If you have been unable to lose the weight with diet and exercise, gastric bypass surgery is a solution. Gastric Bypass is a minimally invasive procedure that offers hope to patients who have tried everything else. By suppressing hunger, it helps patients to eat less and feel better. Know more consult Dr. Nilesh A. Patel, MD of the Texas Bariatric Specialists in Austin, to know more about the life-changing procedure. Visit here gastric bypass austin

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  2. MARIANA

    I am 29 years old, 200 lbs and have a very out-of-control sugar levels. my stress levels are so high and I have tried every diet, and many different pills to control my diabetes. Is gastric bypass an option for me? even if I am not obese? just over-weight?

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  3. Traci Post author

    Ginna – I have to disagree with your statement that “Gastric Bypass is a minimally invasive procedure…”. Rearranging your digestive system is anything but ‘minimally invasive'; it’s VERY invasive!

    Mariana, unless you are very short, being 200 lbs is not likely to give you a BMI of at least 40, which is the minimum required for weight loss surgery. Go here to find out your BMI: http://www.bmi-calculator.net/

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