MedPage Information re: diabetes II and WLS

MickeyDee
on 1/10/15 5:33 am

Just found this very interesting research about Diabetes II and Cardiovascular Disease benefits from WLS:

http://www.medpagetoday.com/resource-center/hypogonadism/weight-loss-and-libido/v//34816?xid=nl_mpt_DHE

 

I knew there was a good connection between these conditions and our WLS, and it's nice to be able to put a professional link to them.  

If anyone ever has any qualms regarding the benefits of our surgeries, let this put them to rest. 

MickeyDee
on 1/10/15 12:11 am

By the way, it's a video, so if you don't care to sit through it I'll understand perfectly!

Pokemom
on 1/10/15 12:32 am
RNY on 12/29/14

It is just a 2.5 min video.  Not long at all!  

Thank you so much for posting it.  It thought it was interesting and affirming.

Plus, I always love to see good things connected to my beautiful home state of Utah. :-)

Citizen Kim
on 1/10/15 4:58 am - Castle Rock, CO

My favourite part?   The word REMISSION and not cure as some seem to believe.

I was NOT type II diabetic before my surgery but am one of the unlucky 2% who became diabetic at a normal weight  post RNY.   For some of us, diabetes is about genes, regardless of our weight!   I have no doubt though, that my diabetes is easier managed because I live a predominantly healthy lifestyle and that it would be way worse if I had stayed MO for the last 10.5 years.

Proud Feminist, Atheist, LGBT friend, and Democratic Socialist

MickeyDee
on 1/10/15 7:00 am

I totally agree about the "Remission" part.  I know that if I let my weight get out of hand, my blood glucose goes up, so that's one really good reason to stay on top of things.  I LOVE being so much healthier than I was 10 years ago.

Kathy S.
on 1/10/15 5:35 am - InTheBurbs, XX
RNY on 08/29/04 with

Thanks for sharing MickyDee,

If you want to hyperlink the link click the little icon that looks like a paperclip and paste the link there and then click OK. That way all they have to do is click it and it will take them to where you want them to go.

 

HW:330 - GW:150 - MW:118-125

RW:190 - CW:130

MickeyDee
on 1/10/15 6:58 am

Thanks for the hint!  My daughter tells me I know just about computers to be dangerous!

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