Extra! Korea

August 4, 2009

Korean doctors claim to have cured a diabetic woman

Filed under: health, science — extrakorea @ 11:08 am

A group of South Korean doctors at Inha University Hospital claim to have cured a non-obese diabetic woman in her fifties by removing part of her small intestine, including her duodenum.
They plan to publish the results in medical journals.

1 Comment »

  1. Actually, it’s been done before…An Italian surgeon named Francesco Rubino did the discovery after being puzzled by the fact that most of the diabetics who undergo gastric bypass surgery are cured.


    Comment by Teadrinker — August 6, 2009 @ 11:07 am

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