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A Cure For Diabetes?

Gastric Banding in Diabetes

This video discusses a report of a 2-year study in which patients with recently diagnosed type 2 diabetes and a BMI of 30 to 40 were randomly assigned to receive conventional medical/behavioral therapy or laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding plus conventional medical/behavioral therapy.

References and Resources
Cummings D, Flum D. Gastrointestinal Surgery as a Treatment for Diabetes. JAMA. 2008;299(3):341-343.

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