SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN ARTICLE CLAIMING SURGERY CURES DIABETES.

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN ARTICLE CLAIMING SURGERY CURES DIABETES.

The July, 2017 Scientific American Magazine featured an article about how Bariactric surgery cures diabetes. They invited comments and I couldn’t let the opportunity pass without a rebuttal. Below is my comment. You can check the next issue to see if they printed it or not.. Re, Scientific American July 2017, p. 61. “Operation: Diabetes.” There is a much, much easier way to “stop diabetes.” Most type 2 diabetics can normalize their blood sugar and reduce or eliminate their medications in 3 days with a…

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BARIATRIC SURGERY: LOW CARB THE HARD WAY

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Another article about the miraculous effects of bariatric surgery appeared in the news this morning. The procedure has already been proclaimed the “cure” for diabetes and now Canadian researchers have reported that it reduces colon and breast cancer rates by 80% over five years. (“Gastric bypass surgery may stave off cancer,” Thomas H. Maugh II and Denise Gellene, Los Angeles Times, June 19, 2008. You can read the story here: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/text/2008005564_obesity19.html.) The authors state that two studies from last August have shown a decrease in…

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Human Anatomy, New and Improved (by Surgery)

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I leave it to the professionals, like the Drs. Eades, to give medical advice. That said, I can’t resist speaking out against a practice as outrageous as this one, especially when it concerns someone I know personally. Bariatric surgery is being heavily promoted as the only solution for morbid obesity. One would think that such an extreme measure would only be used when all else failed, but that is apparently not the case. A young man I know told me that he was scheduled to…

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