Family Practice News – Gastric banding benefited overweight, not just obese in type 2 diabetes

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Type 2 diabetes patients with a BMI of 25-30 kg/m2 who received a laparoscopic gastric band achieved significantly greater weight loss (11 kg vs. 1 kg) and significantly higher rates of diabetes remission (52% vs. 8%) than did those who were treated with standard medical care.

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Posted in Lifestyle & Diet Medical Research Type II