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New research shows bariatric surgery can reverse the progression of type 2 diabetes in adolescents and that the earlier it's performed, the better.
Severe obesity affects millions of adolescents today. Interventions such as diet, exercise and pharmacologic treatments have limited effectiveness for many, causing them to turn to bariatric surgery for treatment. In this video, surgeon Dr. Inge discusses the research findings of The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Network (PCORnet) Bariatric Study – the largest study of its kind.