Bariatric surgery and diabetes: We need to look through the hype

Dr Justin Coleman isn't getting carried away

I SPEND a lot of time trying to make transparent the myriad commercial forces that promote expensive medical interventions.

Dr Justin Coleman

So when I read yesterday a lead author describe his new guidelines as “the most radical change in the treatment of type 2 diabetes for almost a century”, my first thought was, "why the hype?"

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