Surgical Treatment and Medications Potentially Eradicate Diabetes Effectively - STAMPEDE


Obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) are frequently associated with each other. Although observational studies indicate that glycemic control of type 2 DM improves following bariatric surgery in obese diabetic patients, randomized data are lacking. The current trial sought to compare intensive medical therapy to bariatric surgery in patients with type 2 DM who were either obese or overweight.