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Gastric Bypass Puts Diabetes Into Remission

Cleveland Clinic Study Produces Exciting Results

A study at the Cleveland Clinic, as reported by Alan Fisher of Al Jazeera, produced dramatric results in testing the effectiveness of gastric bypass surgery on eliminating diabetes.  The study split 150 patients into three groups.  The first group took the best diabetes drugs available, the second group had stomach-reducing surgery without gastric bypass and the third group had gastric bypass surgery. In this video, Dr. Philip Schauer, Professor of Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic discusses the encouraging results, which showed that almost 50% of the gastric bypass group saw their…

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  • This is my second journey down the weight lost road, so I am not going into it without some knowledge.  I had the lab band surgery in 2006 with great success for a while. I lost over 100 pounds and kept most of it off for 6 years.  I had my problems with it but I do not regret having the lap band.  I started having health issues that caused my migrains to...

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