Tag Archives: Type 2 diabetes

Scientists reassess weight loss surgery for type 2 diabetes

Weight loss surgery is not a cure for type 2 diabetes, but it can improve blood sugar control, according to a new study published in the British Journal of Surgery. Whereas some previous studies have claimed that up to 80 per cent of diabetes patients have been cured following gastric bypass surgery, researchers at Imperial […] … learn more→

Environmental risk factors of Type 2 Diabetes

The incidence of Type 2 diabetes has increased dramatically since 1958, according to a 2010 report published by the CDC\’s Division of Diabetes Translation, National Diabetes Surveillance System. In 1958, the rate of diabetes was .09%, increased to 6.9% in 2009. The increase in incidence of diabetes has increased further in 2010 to 8.3% of […] … learn more→