The Obesity/Diabetes Threat and the Rise of Surgical Treatment


WHEN October 12, 2011
6:30-8:30 PM WHERE Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

In collaboration with Cleveland Clinic

Faced with an escalating obesity/diabetes pandemic, patients with type 2 diabetes need more effective therapeutic options. Surgery is on the verge of revolutionizing treatment of this disease. In cases where medical interventions prove insufficient, bariatric surgery offers a powerful alternative for type 2 diabetes care, often resulting in complete remission of the disease.

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