Fast Five Quiz: How Well Do You Know the Most Recent Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Guidelines?

Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD

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August 25, 2016

Metabolic and bariatric surgery is a recommended option to treat type 2 diabetes in appropriate surgical candidates with class III obesity (BMI ≥ 40 kg/m2), regardless of glycemic control or complexity of glucose-lowering regimens. It is also recommended for patients with class II obesity (BMI 35-39.9 kg/m2) who have poorly controlled hyperglycemia despite optimal medical therapy and lifestyle changes.

For more on the treatment of type 2 diabetes, read here.

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