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This surgical procedure is best suitcd for persons with Type 2 diabetes, with 3 to 25 years on oral drugs andlor Insulin.

There should be no major health problems like heart disease, chronic pancreatitis or renal failure.

Diabetes Test Process

To check if you can be considered for this surgery:

First Step - Coniact our Health Check-up Department ai 97484 99977 for appointment and undergo following tests after 8 hours lasting.

  • C-Peptic - Fasting & 1 hr after breakfast
  • Sc. Insulin - Fasting
  • HbAlc
  • Blood Sugar- Fasting & PP

Our Package ( Subsidiied) rate is Rs. 1900/-

C-Pcptidc level of more than I indicates you have enough body insulin and pancreatic function. Only then you can be considered for diabetic surgery.

Second Step - A clinical (physical) exam will he done. followed by an exhaustive list of investigations and anaesthesia Iitncss. This will indicaic whether you can be taken up for diabetic surgery, if everything is suitable. then:

Third Step - Admission into hospital I or 2 days before surgery, according to anaesthetist’s advice liquid diet lar 2 days before the operation.

About the Surgical Procedure

This surgery is done on the intestinal tract, not the pancreas. The operation is done by key-hole surgery. practically bloodless. It uses modem state-of-the-art stapling and blood vessel self-sealing devices. Posto perative care needs about 4-5 days of stay in the hospital for ohscn’ation. espccially to treat dropping blood sugar levels.

This operation can cure diabetes, arrest body organ deterioration and thus avoid future diabetic complications. Iligh blood pressure as well as high cholesterol and triglycerides are also cured, and the body loses excess weight. These changes lead to overall longevity with good health.

The switch operation causes a surge in the bodys insulin soon after taking food, and thus controls postprandial sugar. It increases the insulin sensitivity of target cells, so that lasting sugar levels dependent on liver are better controlled. Also, the progressive destruction of insulin secreting B-cells in pancreas is arrested. In this manner, the operation controls sugar in the most ‘physiologically natural way’ enhancing the effect of body insulin.

Complications of diaheter will he arrested unless the organ damage has already progressed to a point of no return.

Surgical Procedure

Ileal interposition with Gastroplasty

Diabetes Surgical Procedure
  • Continuity of the bowel is re-cstahlishcd with intestinal staplers.
  • No loss of length or diversion of the digestive tract.

Long-term Complications of Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes can be a lifelong condition. It is an increasingly widespread health issue in India and has serious long-term consequences. You may want to compare this surgely’s high resolution rates fo, type 2 diabetes to the long term effects of the condition.

Diabetes is the cause ot cardiac problems and kidney failure in many patients. It is a killer disease with epidemic proportions in Asia and especially in India. The disease keeps on progressing in most people with on going complications in many organs in the body. It is associated with high cholesterol levels, high blood pressure, faulty liver disease, obesity and polycystic ovary disease causing the metabolic syndrome.

Type 2 diabetes is at risk for developing:

  • Heart disease or strokes.
  • Kidney disease and eventually kidney failure, which may require either a kidney transplant or dialysis.
  • erve damage which can lead to digestive and bladder problems, sexual dysfunction and numbness and tingling in the legs.
  • Foot problems including ulcers, and poor circulation. which can lead to amputation.
  • Eye complications such as glaucoma. cataract and nerve damage, which can lead to blindness.

Dr. Tapas Chakraborty - +91 9831001311