Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – Cleveland Clinic found that the cure for diabetes my come from an unexpected source.
Most people undergo weight loss surgery primarily to lose weight, but many patients undergoing weight loss surgery are finding that it is also ending their battle with diabetes.
Type 2 Diabetes is a common medical problem affecting 26 million Americans.
Many can't control blood sugar even while using medicine, exercise, and diet.
According to a new study conducted by Cleveland Clinic, the majority of weight loss surgery patients get control of diabetes and nearly one-third completely cured their disease.
It’s the first time they've seen long lasting benefits of weight loss surgery, shedding not just pounds, but a life-threatening syndrome, as well.