Type 2 Diabetes Treatment Algorithm for Metabolic (Bariatric) Surgery | NDEI

  • The 2nd Diabetes Surgery Summit (DSS-II), an international consensus conference, convened with international diabetes organizations to develop global guidelines for the use of metabolic (bariatric) surgery for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
  • This slide reviews the treatment algorithm for obese and non-obese patients with type 2 diabetes.
  • These indications are intended for patients who are appropriate candidates for elective surgery.

Rubino F, Nathan DM, Eckel RH, et al. Metabolic surgery in the treatment algorithm for type 2 diabetes: a joint statement by international diabetes organizations. Diabetes Care. 2016;39:861-877.

June 2016