Bariatric surgery tied to reduced CV events in diabetes, study shows

Patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity had a lower composite incidence of macrovascular events, including coronary artery and cerebrovascular events, five years after undergoing bariatric surgery, compared with those who received usual care, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Researchers analyzed data on 20,235 patients with severe obesity, mean age of 50.

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