The following slides discuss the benefits of weight loss on insulin sensitivity, costs of bariatric surgery vs conventional care, and more.
This month’s roundup looks at the benefits and costs of various bariatric surgery procedures compared to traditional treatment for type 2 diabetes.
Improved molecular insulin sensitivity in skeletal muscle and adipose tissue appears to contribute to the improved whole body insulin action following a substantial weight loss after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, according to a new study. Â© Alila Medical Media/Shutterstock.com
Bariatric surgery patients completing an 8-week structured lifestyle program had improved adiposity, fitness, lipid profiles, psychosocial health, blood pressure, and glycemia, according to a retrospective, observational cohort study. Â© Roman Prishenko/Shutterstock.com
The costs for bariatric surgery are similar to conventional care in recently diagnosed type 2 diabetes patients, according to a new study. Â© Kamira/Shutterstock.com