Gained to the medicine literature by the Brazilian surgeon Sergio Santoro, this surgical technique is similar to the other techniques as it is a combined operation with sleeve gastrectomy procedure. However, unlike similar procedures, the entire distal part of small bowel is brought to the lower stomach and a second exit is provided, therefore all the food can pass through the entire small bowel segments.
Type 2 Diabetes
This is a type of diabetes found in adults. The pancreas produces insulin, but the body cannot use this as required due to insulin resistance. It occurs more in persons above the age of 40.
Diabetes and Obesity
Obesity, meaning adiposity, is the excessive collection of fatty tissue in the body and weight increase. There are many factors determining obesity, like genetic, environmental factors, socio-economic status, metabolic diseases, medicines.
All About Metabolic Surgery
We have been treating type 2 diabetes patients using a surgical method. It is called Metabolic Surgery. The classic treatment paradigm of type 2 diabetes is education, diet, exercise and the use of medication. But the disease may take a progressive course despite all these treatments.
Pre and Post Surgical Period
1-2 days prior to your operation your hospitalization will be performed and blood diluting medicine and purgative medicine for the cleaning of the intestines will be supplied. Your blood sugar and hyper tension will be taken under control. 1 day prior to the operation you will need to start a liquid diet (water, fruit juices, soup, tea, ayran, stewed fruits and the like) and not to eat and drink anything after 10 pm.
Sugar disease, meaning diabetes, has been one of the most important health problems of societies since times past. As the blood sugar level can be controlled thanks to new treatment approaches and developed medicines, ketoacidosis and hypoglycaemia, among the deadly complications of diabetes, are rarely seen.