Bariatric surgery prevents microvascular complications in T2D

Bariatric surgery not only improves glycaemia in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D), it also reduces microvascular complications by about half, a US study shows. A retrospective review of 4024 patients with T2D who underwent bariatric surgery found that their risk of diabetic neuropathy, retinopathy and nephropathy was reduced by 59% in five years of follow ...

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