Volume 23 - Issue 2 - February 2010

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Can Bariatric Surgery Be A Cure For Type 2 Diabetes In Obese Patients?

Ryan H. Fitzgerald, DPM | 10012 reads | 0 comments

   In recent years, there have been numerous studies that demonstrate the link between obesity and type 2 diabetes. Several studies have demonstrated that modest weight loss in at-risk patients with impaired glucose tolerance reduces the incidence of new diabetes nearly 60 percent over four years.1

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February 2010

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Studies Suggest Possible Link Between CT Scans And Cancer

By Brian McCurdy, Senior Editor

   In recent years, computed tomography (CT) has gained wider usage among podiatrists as a diagnostic tool. However, recently published studies in the Archives of Internal Medicine sound a warning about a potential link between CT scans and cancer.

   In the first study, researchers estimated that about 29,000 future cancers could be related to CT scans performed in 2007.