Issue No 44.

Fall 2019

 

Analysis of Outcomes of Bariatric Surgery for Weight Loss Management and on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Management:  A Systematic Review

 

Salma Ali, Kehinde Fanoiki, Anika Risden, & Sunanda Tah – Candidates of Medicine MD4

 

Supervisors: Dr. Maria Picu MD, FACP, LMCC & Dr. Alexey Pryakhin Ph

 

Type 2 diabetes and obesity are rapidly growing health problems in the world. The majority of patients with type 2 diabetes are either overweight or obese, and unable to achieve significant and sustained weight loss with diet and lifestyle measures. Additionally, less than half patients achieve the recommended targets for hemoglobin (Hb)A1c, cholesterol levels or blood pressure.

Does the bariatric surgery help?

MD 4 students from SVG campus were looking for the evidences and here are the results of their search:

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