Adolescent bariatric surgery reverses type 2 diabetes in 95 percent of teens, improves quality of life

The results of a new study to be published November 6, 2015 in The New England Journal of Medicine to coincide with presentation at The Obesity Society Annual meeting in Los Angeles, California show that three years after undergoing bariatric surgery, adolescents experienced major improvements in their weight, metabolic health, and quality of life. Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of only five institutions nationally that are part of the multi- institution clinical research study to understand the benefits and risks of bariatric surgery in adolescents.

Source: Medical Xpress

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