Gastric-bypass, or bariatric, surgery has been found to be extraordinarily effective in reversing type 2 diabetes. An exciting new study has now demonstrated an oral agent that can potentially mimic the effects of this surgery by artificially lining the stomach.
A family member has undergone gastric bypass surgery, and she swears by it. Conceive of getting the benefits of this type of surgery without actually having to go through the process. Though these procedures are commonplace, they aren’t cheap. As the United States slowly moves towards some form of universal healthcare, cost savings become of paramount importance.