Diet Versus Bariatric Surgery In Obesity And Type 2 Diabetes Treatment


Ana Emiliano, MD,

Clinical Scholar, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, Rockefeller University

Learning Objectives:
  1. Understand that the main difference between the efficacy of weight loss through dieting versus bariatric surgery is the ability of the latter to promote weight loss maintenance.
  2. Weight loss is always associated with metabolic and cardiovascular benefits, whether it is in the context of dieting or after bariatric surgery.
  3. Bariatric surgery has a clear advantage over medical therapy for type 2 diabetes in terms of improved glycemic regulation and cardiovascular benefits.

The Rockefeller University Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)

Lutheran Family Health Centers Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 6:00 – 7:30 PM EST

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