Can Metabolic Surgery Revolutionize Type 2 Diabetes Treatment?

“…there is enough evidence that (metabolic) surgery should be considered as an option to endocrinologists in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.”

This excerpt caught my eye from this article I just learned about:

Please keep us all posted. When you are out of surgery and recovered, I would like to interview you for the newsletter. Can you shoot me an email at manny AT tudiabetes DOT org when you get a chance, Debb?

Dear Debb.

Best of luck and get a discount coupon for the next surgery if they are handing them out.


My view is that on the direct question “Can Metabolic Surgery Revolutionize Type 2 Diabetes Treatment?” the answer is no. However, I do think that some people it can help. The issue is type 2 is really a huge unknown and right now more of a catch all rather than an accurate diagnosis. I think over the next decade or so the type 2 category will be busted down into other categories and then you’ll get a more accurate group who the metabolic surgery will hellp.