International Diabetes Foundation releases position paper on bariatric surgery – 28 March 2011

Posted on March 30, 2011. Filed under: Diabetes | Tags: , |

International Diabetes Foundation releases position paper on bariatric surgery – 28 March 2011

“The International Diabetes Federation has released its Position Statement on Bariatric Surgery. The Paper calls for bariatric surgery to be considered earlier in the treatment of eligible patients, to help stem the serious complications that can result from diabetes. The position paper was presented to leading experts at the 2nd World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes in New York on 28 March.

The statement was written by experts in diabetes and bariatric surgery and contains a series of recommendations on the use of weight loss surgery as a cost effective treatment option for severely obese people with type 2 diabetes.” …continues on the site

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