Diabetes Surgery, Rather Than Traditional Diet and Exercise, Could Be the Cure

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 05:  TV personality Paula Deen enters the "Live With Kelly" taping at the ABC Lincoln Center Studios on December 5, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Ray Tamarra/Getty Images)
Is an operation the answer? Photo: Ray Tamarra/Getty Images

Studies are out proving that weight-loss operations have greater success rates than "standard therapies" for type 2 diabetes sufferers who are overweight and are generally prescribed a strict lifestyle change including pills, diet, and exercise. But is it an easy fix or dangerous experiment? [NYT]