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Episode 14: Can Bariatric Surgery Cure Your Diabetes?

A top surgeon weighs in on the risks and benefits of bariatric surgery and his patient shares her success story.

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Nancy Sayles Kaneshiro

OnTrack Diabetes Blogger Nancy Sayles Kaneshiro struggled for years to get her type 2 diabetes under control. She was taking three medications, yet still had elevated blood sugar levels and was 70 pounds overweight. After doing her research, she decided bariatric surgery was the way to go. Hear from her surgeon Scott A. Cunneen, MD, FACS, director of metabolic and bariatric surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, about what the surgery entails. And find out from Nancy how the procedure has turned her life and her diabetes around. Together, the two have written 21 Things You Need to Know about Diabetes and Weight-Loss Surgery (American Diabetes Association, 2017). 

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