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Gastric bypass surgery could reverse type two diabetes in teens.

Gastric bypass surgery may reverse type two diabetes in teenagers.

Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital studied 78 teenagers with type two diabetes, 11 of which underwent gastric by-pass surgery.

A year after the surgery, 10 out of the 11 no longer needed their diabetes medication.

They also saw improvements in their blood sugar and cholesterol.

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