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The weight loss surgery is considered an ideal treatment for the people, who are suffering from a problem of obesity but now a new study has shown some other health benefits of this surgery.

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The Bariatric weight-loss surgery for the obese people with type 2 disease can have very unexpected results, a study has shown that 3 out of 4 people had stop taking insulin and other diabetes medicines within the six months of the surgery.

Study’s lead author, Dr. Martin Makary, a surgeon and associate professor of surgery and of public health at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine said that “We’ve got a new epidemic in the world replacing smoking — its obesity. And, the number one health consequence of obesity is type 2 diabetes. Now, we have an effective surgical intervention for two major health problems”.

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