Ethicon-Sponsored Trial Shows Bariatric Surgery Improves Diabetics’ Outcomes
The final five-year results from the STAMPEDE trial, said to be the first randomized controlled trial in the bariatric space, show that bariatric surgery plus intensive medical therapy is more effective than intensive medical therapy alone in combating hyperglycemia in obese patients with type 2 diabetes.
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