Bariatric Surgery Versus Conventional Medical Therapy in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes

Objective

The purpose of this retrospective study is to compare two treatments, standard medical management and bariatric surgery, in the treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity.  

Research Question

In patients with type 2 diabetes and obesity over the age of eighteen, and residing in a rural area, does bariatric surgery achieve a higher rate of diabetes remission rate in one year and at five years post operatively as compared to those who receive medical management of diabetes?

Principal Investigator(s)
Donna Pohl

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  • Nursing Research
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  • Medical Center, East Rusholme Street
    1227 East Rusholme Street
    Davenport, IA 52803
    Main: 563-421-1000

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