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Stomach-stapling treats diabetes in mildly obese but risks must be weighed: study

There are 2 comments on the Squamish Chief story from Jun 4, 2013, titled Stomach-stapling treats diabetes in mildly obese but risks must be weighed: study. In it, Squamish Chief reports that:

Obesity surgery worked much better at reducing and even reversing diabetes than medication and lifestyle changes in one of the most rigorous studies of its kind.

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#1 Jun 4, 2013
Diabetes should be monitored strictly and it really requires a lifestyle change.

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#3 Jun 29, 2013
This is good news in that it validates the fact that obesity is a primary risk factor of diabetes. While surgery may be an option, there are also other methods which does not incur much expense. One can reduce that weight through proper diet and exercise. This can be easily achieved without being exposed to risks of complications. For more info on the management of diabetes, you may want to refer to

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