hrp0084wg2.7 | Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics Thursday, 1 October | ESPE2015

The Rationale and Potential Role of Surgery in the Treatment of Adolescent Diabetes

Inge Thomas H

Background: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a chronic and disabling disease affecting increasing numbers of adolescents. Conventional medical therapy presents unique challenges and seldom stalls progression.Objective and hypotheses: The objective of this presentation is to discuss the findings of contemporary, controlled, and prospective trials of surgical therapy for adult T2DM, which demonstrate dramatic early glycemic control, improvement in cardio...