If you’ve been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, you know and fear the risks that come with this progressive and chronic disease. There are long-term complications that may arise, like kidney failure, heart disease, blindness and a shortened life expectancy.
The costs associated with managing diabetes through medication and lifestyle changes can be a financial burden and cost upwards of $15 000 a year1. Despite these costs, conventional treatments have been shown to be only moderately successful.
An Effective and Alternative Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes
The Lap Band System offers an effective and alternative treatment for Type 2 Diabetes. Recent studies have shown that patients with Type 2 Diabetes who have sustained weight loss using the lap band system are more likely to achieve remission versus those who use conventional diabetes treatments.
The Lap Band system is the only adjustable, laparoscopic gastric banding device that has been approved by Health Canada as a source of improvement or remission of Type 2 Diabetes through weight-loss.
Read the full article Adjustable Gastric Banding and Conventional Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes. (pdf)