Eric DeMaria, MD, on Metabolic Surgery for Type 2 Diabetes

ASMBS President Eric DeMaria, MD, discusses an encouraging new systematic review and meta-analysis from George Washington University, which found that metabolic surgery is significantly more effective than medical management for the treatment of type 2 diabetes in patients with milder forms of obesity. Dr DeMaria also explains the ASMBS’s position on the use of metabolic surgery in patients with a body mass index of 30 to 35 kg/m2, the future of metabolic surgery, and more.

Eric DeMaria, MD, FASMBS, is the 2018-2019 President of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Professor of Surgery, and Director of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC.

Submit Feedback

Name