There is a pretty high risk for diabetes sufferers from bariatric surgery, a medical procedure that reduces the size of the stomach for seriously obese people.
A new study has found that surgery is riskier for older diabetics and those with other health problems.
However, it can also be very beneficial. In the States several severely obese people weighing over 400 pounds, with out of control diabetes, are much much healthier due to the surgery and and can even play with their children.
In the surgery, the surgeons reduce the size to the stomach to a small egg, with a short cut to the intestine, permitting the body to absorb less food.
The operation gives seriously obese people, at least 100 pounds overweight, a new lease of life. They can go on to lead healthy, fulfilling lives. However, this has to be balanced with certain complications that can set i, including malnutrition and infection.
A study for Medicare, a medical insurance provider, highlights that 5% of men and 3% of women who have had the surgery die within the first year of surgery.
of men died within the first year and nearly 3 percent of women.
So, any diabetic or seriously obese person needs to weigh up the pros and cons prior to having surgery.
So life insurance is critical for diabetics. If you are looking for diabetic life insuranc to suit you, look no further than www.diabtes.co.uk

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