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How quickly can I expect results from metabolic surgery?

The speed with which you will see results depends on how long you have had the medical problems that go along with metabolic syndrome. In some patients, improvement in diabetes is seen within days, and some patients are able to leave the hospital after their operation without any medications for diabetes. It can be very dramatic and very encouraging when patients go home off medications that they once had to rely on to control their glucose.

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