April 08, 2012
Should gastric bypass surgery be used to cure diabetes?
Reported by: Kirsten Stewart and Heather May
The Salt Lake Tribune -- Jeff Haaga doesn’t need a study to confirm what he knows to be true. The day before his weight loss surgery in January 2010, he weighed 409 pounds. He was pre-diabetic, had sleep apnea, painful swelling in his ankles and was taking medicines for high cholesterol and heartburn.