Obesity surgery may lower risks of heart attacks, strokes in diabetics

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Chicago Sun-Times—More than 30 million Americans have diabetes, mostly Type 2 where the body loses the ability to produce or use insulin to turn food into energy.

Obesity surgery may lower heart attack danger in diabetics. Obesity surgery may dramatically lower the danger of heart attacks and strokes in patients with diabetes, new research suggests, reinforcing evidence that benefits extend beyond weight loss.