Type 2 diabetes is a serious and widespread in obese people. Even with a few extra pounds, you have a higher risk of developing diabetes, but obviously you are obese, the greater the risk. It is estimated that 80% diabetics are overweight or obese.

In the United States, type 2 diabetes is the third leading cause of death.

Currently bariatric surgery experts and endocrinologists believe that the Gastric bypass, or the sleeve gastrectomy is a form of diabetes by the hormonal consequences they entail. In our series of patients operated we found that all diabetics have stopped and oral anti diabetic normalized glycated hemoglobin levels.



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Le dr Abittan a été l’invité d’honneur à la 1 ère conférence méditerranéenne des chirurgiens experts de l’obésité MOSS!
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