Type 2 diabetes is a long-term metabolic disorder where the body produces insulin, but resists it. Insulin is necessary for the body to utilize sugar.
- 83.8% of patients who had gastric bypass surgery experienced complete resolution of type 2 diabetes.4
- 47.8% of patients who had gastric banding surgery experienced complete resolution of type 2 diabetes.4
- Patients who had bariatric surgery had lower insulin resistance, and their risk for metabolic syndrome, high blood pressure, and high amount of fats in the blood also decreased.29