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Globally, more than 180 million people have diabetes; and by the year 2025, the number of diabetic patients is expected to increase by another 200 million.
Although the drug metformin is considered the gold standard in the management of type 2 diabetes, a study by a group of French researchers published in this week's PLoS Medicine suggests that the long-term benefits of this drug compared with the risks are not clearly established—an important finding given that currently, thousands of people around the world are regularly taking metformin to help control their blood sugar levels in the belief that it also has long-lasting health benefits.
Lowering glucose levels for people with diabetes is normally critical to improving health outcomes.
Weightloss Surgery Can Effectively Treat Type 2 Diabetes, High-Blood Pressure, and Sleep Apnea Mt.
A new study, the first of its kind, shows bariatric surgery dramatically outperforms standard medical practices when treating Type 2 diabetes.
Bariatric or "metabolic" surgery is more effective than intensive medical management alone when it comes to managing uncontrolled type 2 diabetes in overweight or obese patients after one year.
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