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Cardiology Management

Bariatric surgery reduces heart attacks, strokes in obese people with diabetes

2018 17 Oct

Obese people with diabetes had 40 percent fewer heart attacks and strokes – and 67 percent fewer deaths – within five years after bariatric surgery versus usual care, based on a large, long-term study in the United States. The findings published in JAMA are significant given that some 30 million – more than 9 percent of adult Americans –... Read more