Diet critical to improving type 2 diabetes after bariatric surgery

Patients with type 2 diabetes who consume a diet identical to the strict regimen followed after bariatric surgery are just as likely to see a reduction in blood glucose levels as those who undergo surgery, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found.
‘For years, the question has been whether it is the bariatric surgery or a change in diet that causes the diabetes to improve so rapidly after surgery,’ said Dr. Ildiko Lingvay, assistant professor of internal medicine and first author of the study.’We found that the reduction of patients