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And we're gonna Begin with a potential medical breakthrough it's an experimental surgery.
For type two diabetes and it's making its way to the United States this is great news some doctors overseas.
Saying it offers a 50%.
Chance of the -- doctor somebody that's young statistically significant -- ever hear 50%.
Well I'm glad that actually surgery gets one with scored today so that's on what -- -- -- -- out there.
But look this this got a a lot of publicity it's actually a study from Cleveland clinic back up publishing doing Bimantoro Madison.
One of the first studies that talks about surgery as a cure for diabetes we hear about surgery and weight loss but not directly all the way to diabetes -- we're gonna try to figure this out.
What they did was they -- at a 150 patients participants.
And it looked at surgery laparoscopic bypassed vs -- sleeve.
Vs medical treatment what they gastric surgery gastric bypass -- -- -- sleeve which is taking this summit down to make it smaller.
And medical treatment for diabetes -- what they found was that the surgery in in gastric bypass 47% of them.
Actually did well and we've brought that hemoglobin a one C or the sugar level to almost 6% which is great.
We just -- it was about 37% and medical treatment surprising was only 12% so how does that happen and you see a lot of people go -- And lose that -- now we're connecting diabetes and obesity that goes hand in hand I mean 23 million diabetics.
80% of them are obese so how does that work fat.
The fact around the god acts should be mixed insulin resistance makes -- -- useless.
By taking their fat down not yours is so and actually becomes more effective and in your diabetes can go away.
Did it did critics of this study is basically talk about.
Okay we're taking care of the chemistry but are we really changing the biology are we really making a difference -- -- with heart disease long term.
Small study short follow -- one year I think it's really -- people that are morbid obese.
Over 400 pounds 350 pounds to bring into their normal level where it -- but doctor -- can actually the -- there -- medical treatment.
But you're a surgeon.
It's still surgery doctor -- can you not duplicate the results through diligent and doctors -- like I loved in earnest this you know my diet and exercise surgery is surgery for allow -- that.
Tell you I was very impressed with these starters and I think for people that don't respond to medication or lifestyle alteration where they can actually lose weight on their own and improve their diet.
This is definitely an option these two studies were very very remarkable but I want to -- There is a little hormone you make in the intestine called glue glue gun like -- very fancy name but what it is is it's a break.
This particular hormone tells your body to make more insulin.
To make less sugar it it actually tells your stomach to expand so you feel fall.
So people lose weight on and we have a couple of drugs out that have only been out a couple years by had a bit toes -- Nuvi of these drugs are now added to our arsenal.
And if they help people to lose weight at the same time that they control sugar.
They may be an option -- they are an option -- using them all the time I don't think that there are in place of surgery at all and I think these studies are impressive.
But I'm using those drugs -- and I'm very excited about them.
But your point is well taken and I think it's very important for people to think that there is no quick fix.
If you're going to get the surgery and you're gonna go back to the same portions it's not gonna work so diet and exercise is part of this and that's why -- endocrinologist.
Did medical doctor and the surge is all come together to make sure you have a -- -- good gastric surgeon will tell you have to do all of the above -- they won't operate.
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