Metabolic surgery as treatment for Type 2 diabetes

Diabetes UK
Diabetes UK
Publication date:
12 October 2017


The Diabetes Surgery Summit (DSS) in partnership with Diabetes UK has published a summary of the recommendations and guidelines from the 2016 Metabolic Surgery in the Treatment Algorithm for Type 2 Diabetes: A Joint Statement by International Diabetes Organizations.

The guidelines include: clinical evidence, indications for surgical treatment, contraindications, standard metabolic surgical procedures, choosing the surgical procedure, side-effects/complications, and follow-up.