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Bariatric surgery can treat complications in people with obesity and diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic disease that can cause nerve damage, among other long-term problems. According to a recent study, bariatric surgery may benefit those who have type 2 diabetes by reducing peripheral neuropathy. Dr. Denise Pate, a board-certified physician and Medical Director with the Medical Offices of Manhattan, offered further insight into the damage caused by peripheral neuropathy. Read the article.