In May 2016, the Diabetes Surgery Summit II Guidelines were released. Designed to replace the US National Health Institute guidelines from 1991, which used body mass index (BMI) as the only criterion, the new guidelines focus on the severity and degree of type 2 diabetes mellitus medical control as the key components of eligibility. These guidelines represent the first time that metabolic and bariatric surgery has been incorporated into treatment algorithms for type 2 diabetes. Are you familiar with these new recommendations? Test your knowledge with our quick quiz.
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Cite this: Romesh Khardori. Fast Five Quiz: How Well Do You Know the Most Recent Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Guidelines? - Medscape - Aug 25, 2016.