• Diabetes treatment as effective as gastric bypass in diabetic kidney disease

    8 days ago - By Healio

    Best diabetes medical treatment was just as effective in albuminuria remission as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for adults with diabetic kidney disease and obesity, according to study results published in eClinical Medicine.
    “This is a potentially disruptive finding because, until now, bariatric surgery substantially outperformed the best medical care on all the relevant clinical outcomes,” Ricardo V. Cohen, MD, director of the Center for Obesity and Diabetes at the Oswaldo Cruz German Hospital, São Paulo, said in a related press release.
    This 5-year, open-label, single-center
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