Diabetes Management Guidelines
American Diabetes Association (ADA) 2013 Guidelines
Updated recommendations are available. Click here.
Source: American Diabetes Association. Standards of medical care in diabetes—2013. Diabetes Care. 2013;36(suppl 1):S11-S66.
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Obesity Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes :: Lifestyle Changes and Bariatric Surgery Updated recommendations are available. Click here.
- Bariatric surgery may be considered for adults with type 2 diabetes with BMI >35 kg/m2
- In particular, if diabetes or associated comorbidities are difficult to control with lifestyle and pharmacologic therapy
- Lifelong lifestyle support and medical monitoring necessary post-surgery
- Insufficient evidence to recommend surgery with BMI <35 kg/m2 outside of a research protocol
ADA Guidelines: Bariatric Surgery in Type 2 Diabetes
ADA Guidelines: Medical Nutrition Therapy
BMI=body mass index
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