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1st World Congress On Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes
Date:8/4/2008

NEW YORK (August 4, 2008) -- The 1st World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes will bring together leading experts in diabetes, endocrinology, surgery and public health to discuss the role of surgery and novel interventional therapies in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. The World Congress has been formed to address this emerging approach to diabetes and its implications for health care systems and patient care.

Led by Congress Director Dr. Francesco Rubino, surgeon-scientist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, the Congress includes a faculty of more than 80 international leaders in endocrinology, surgery, and basic sciences, as well as public health specialists, insurers and top health authorities from the United States and worldwide. Dr. Rubino cited his reasons behind organizing the Congress this year, saying, "The epidemic growth of type 2 diabetes has created a race against time to find new approaches to treat and understand the disease. Diabetes surgery and other novel interventional techniques are not only a promising therapeutic option for selected patients with type 2 diabetes but also an unprecedented opportunity to shed light on the origin of the disease. To ensure a timely, scientific and safe development of this emerging discipline it is necessary to balance enthusiasm with caution. This is possible only with the immediate attention and responsible, urgent actions from the global diabetes community."

A growing body of evidence shows that bariatric surgery can improve type 2 diabetes, often resulting in normalization of blood glucose levels, discontinuation of diabetes-related medications, and reduction of diabetes-specific mortality. Experimental studies show that surgical control of type 2 diabetes is not only a secondary effect of weight loss, but also occurs as a consequence of the re-arrangement of gastrointestinal anatomy and the resulting hormonal changes. Not surprisingly, the
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Contact: John Rodgers
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212-821-0560
New York- Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center/Weill Cornell Medical College
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