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Editorial
January 23, 2008

Gastrointestinal Surgery as a Treatment for Diabetes

Author Affiliations
 

Author Affiliations: Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, Department of Medicine (Dr Cummings) and Department of Surgery (Dr Flum), University of Washington, Seattle; and VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle (Dr Cummings). Dr Flum is Contributing Editor, JAMA.

JAMA. 2008;299(3):341-343. doi:10.1001/jama.299.3.341

Approximately one-third of adults in the United States are obese,1 and largely because of this, at least as many have diabetes or prediabetes.2 With these escalating twin epidemics, the health care community has been challenged to develop novel treatment strategies.

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