The IDF (Internation Diabetes Federation) presented a recent position paper to leading experts at the 2nd World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type II Diabetes in New York on March 28th. The paper encourages bariatric surgery to be considered earlier in the treatment of eligible patients and contains a series of recommendations on the use of surgery as a cost effective treatment option for obese patients with type 2 diabetes.

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