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A new study suggests gastric bypass surgery can also help reverse and even cure type two diabetes.
Doctor Mark Siegel -- -- fox medical A team or this is the stomach stapling surgery right.
Absolutely John you know 13 of all people in the United States are obese and 8%.
Have a problem with diabetes now what's really interesting is that -- five to ten million people have both problems obesity and diabetes and let me tell you why.
It's because the pancreas is a pump.
That pumps insulin but if you are obese you don't have enough free sectors in your body for that insulin -- you could simply lose weight.
You have more risks out there is available for the insulin.
And your sugar would go down.
We can't seem to get people to lose the weight they need no matter what we do.
Whether it's lifestyle whether they're reading the wrong things so literally stapling the stomach and there were two very very powerful studies that came out this week.
One of The New England Journal of Medicine extremely well done that show it.
That John if you do the stomach stapling you end up not even needing the medications that I can offer you to lose to to improve the diabetes literally.
Getting the stomach stapled to decrease the amount of would you agree to a point where the diabetes was controlled with out medication I'm not telling people out there.
To go for that as the first step.
But it's a great last step and everything fails if you can't lose weight and -- medications I'm giving you aren't working this is the way to go.
It is major surgery.
But doctor we wanted to talk to about this spicy food be in good for your -- we're gonna have to bring you back tomorrow to give us some answers come at a better that's very doesn't start --
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