It’s viewed as a positive and possibly unanticipated side effect of bariatric surgery. Some people were able to stop taking insulin as soon as three days after their operations. Cholesterol and other heart risk factors also greatly improved.
The patients undergoing the bypass surgery were obese and trying to lose weight. In gastric bypass surgery, doctors reduce the stomach to a small pouch and reconnect it to the small intestine.
Sounds like a drastic measure and some doctors have come forward saying that it’s not good medicine, claiming that the reason the bypass surgery rendered such astounding results is because the patients’ diets changed in order to deal with their newly reduced stomachs. And along with the weight loss, the change in diet is responsible.
Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes.