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IDF Position Statement on Bariatric Surgery

  • Item type: Guideline/policy recommendation
  • Language: English
  • Author: International Diabetes Federation
  • Target audience: All health professionals
  • Publication Date: Mar, 2011
  • 2011-32(5.57 MB)

This publication calls for bariatric surgery to be considered earlier in the treatment of eligible patients, to help stem the serious complications that can result from diabetes. The statement was written by experts in diabetes and bariatric surgery and contains a series of recommendations on the use of weight loss surgery as a cost effective treatment option for severely obese people with type 2 diabetes.

By Bart
Oct 27, 2015
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