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Increasing Evidence That Gastric Bypass Benefits The Less Obese Diabetic Patient
Recent research study shows additional evidence that gastric bypass shows significant benefit in diabetics, even those who are less obese than the current recommendations required for bariatric surgery. The study recently reported in Diabetes Care reports the results of gastric bypass in diabetics with a body mass index between 30 and 34.9.
(This article was published by MDNews http://viewer.e-digitaledition.com/issue/37170/21)
Mission work captured the interest of Clark Gerhart, M.D., a long time ago. In fact, it played a large part in his decision to go into the medical profession. After years of training and setting up a practice, he was finally able to fulfill his early yearning for mission work. He provided disaster relief in New York City after 9/11, in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina and in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. In addition to his domestic work, Dr. Gerhart has traveled to India and China on short-term missions, and has been to West Africa four times in the last two and a half years.