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Bariatric surgery is by far the most effective therapy for morbid obesity and obesity-related conditions, especially type 2 diabetes mellitus. Numerous well-designed observational studies and randomized clinical trials show profound weight loss, high rates of comorbidity resolution, improved quality of life, and decreased mortality after bariatric surgery.1-3
Dimick JB. Does Bariatric Surgery Reduce Health Care Costs? Weighing the Evidence. JAMA Surg. 2015;150(8):795. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.1095
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