As someone who may be both struggling with their weight, and facing the very scary, very real future of living with diabetes, one's future might seem dim. If you are already overweight and also suffering with diabetes, you know just how frustrating the struggles of daily life can be.Read More
If you have been carrying around too much excess weight for too long, you may be running out of options. Of course you could go on one of those fad diets and dieting may even work for a while. But for many people; even those who have tried with all their might to lose the weight; the sad reality is that it just keeps coming back.Read More
For anyone who suffers from diabetes, as well as falls into the obese category, it may be doubly important to consider gastric bypass surgery, as there is new evidence showing the two are positively linked and can lessen or cure diabetes in some patients.Read More
It's long been known that being overweight can put your health in danger. But now, there is direct medical and scientific findings that show being overweight can be a direct contributor to type 2 diabetes in over 90% of cases. That is a staggering, frightening statistic for people who continue to struggle with their weight, despite cleaning up their diet and engaging in exercise.Read More
With 25.8 million children and adults in the U.S. diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, this disease has become a growing problem in America. While it can be managed through diet and medication, the success rate in good control is very low. It can also be a burden for sufferers and can lead to a variety of other medical conditions. If you’re struggling to manage your obesity and type 2 diabetes, weight loss surgery could be the change you need to improve your health and lifestyle.
Diabetes and obesity can both pose huge health threats, which makes managing your health even more difficult when you’re dealing with both. As if that wasn’t discouraging enough, for years we’ve heard that there is no cure for these health conditions. But weight loss surgery is proving that being diagnosed with these diseases doesn’t have to mean a lifelong struggle to achieve good health. For many patients, weight loss surgery can prevent or improve and even cure their type 2 diabetes.
Weight loss surgery works wonders in patients dealing with obesity. Weight loss surgery reduces the amount of food patients are able to consume and digest. This is due to removal of part of the stomach and possible rerouting the small intestine in order to provide some malabsorption depending upon the weight loss surgery chosen. A lower calorie lifestyle continues to cause dramatic weight loss for a continued time after discharged from surgery.
Weight loss surgery is not a cure-all for obesity. It is a supplement for weight loss, as well as other metabolic syndromes and diseases. One of these metabolic diseases in diabetes. There are different types of diabetes, but essentially with this disease you have too much glucose in your blood. Although not always the case, diabetes can be a result of obesity. As with weight loss surgery not being a cure-all for obesity, it is not always a cure-all for diabetes. However, it can improve symptoms associated with diabetes.
As with all diseases, diabetes has significant health risks associated with it. Ranging from minor to major, patients alter their lives greatly to deal with these daily. Most of these can be avoided through very tight glucose control; however, this is not achieved by most diabetics.
Most types of weight loss surgeries work by cutting down on the size of the stomach or changing the pathway of food to skip your stomach completely. Not only do these procedures continue to be very successful at producing significant weight loss results, but they also can reverse heart damage and diabetes.