Girish Juneja

Better Long-Term Diabetes Outcomes with Sleeve Surgery Gastrectomy


Dubai, AE -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/02/2014 -- Latest research report presented in International Congress of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society shows that Laparoscopic sleeve Surgery gastrectomy helped adults with type 2 diabetes to achieve better blood glucose control than standard medical care alone.

Significant improvements in obesity and HbA1c (blood sugar control marker) were seen in patients with surgery at one year, with improvements sustained through the end of two years; Beside significant weight loss , HbA1c decreased from 7.25% to 5.98%.

76% of surgery patients discontinued or reduced their diabetes medications, compared to 26% of patients who received medical treatment only

Type 1 or insulin- dependent diabetes occurs primarily in children and young adults, but it can affect people of any age.

Type 2 diabetes is the more common form of the condition, and accounts for at least 90 per cent of all cases of diabetes. It mostly affects people over the age of 40, although it can occur much earlier. This type of diabetes is caused by a sedentary lifestyle and improper diet.

Dr. Girish Juneja, is a well experienced laparoscopic surgeon in Dubai & has a special interest in bariatric surgery. He had his basic laparoscopic training from Ninewells Medical College, Dundee, Scotland & UK. He has diploma in minimal surgery from Strassbourg, France. He is Fellow of ACE Bariatric Surgical Center, Emmen, Netherlands. He is one of the expert in the field Bariatric Surgery ( Weight loss surgery / Obesity Surgery ) from Dubai. He has done significant number of cases of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparascopic Gastric Bypass, Laparoscopic Gastric Band and Gastric Balloon for weight loss.

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