Category Archives: Type 2 Diabetes

The Staggering Cost of Diabetes in the US

February 3, 2020

We’ve updated our blog post on the cost of diabetes as it has been almost a decade since broaching the topic! The statistics we used from back in 2007, courtesy of the American Diabetes Association, pegged the total cost of … Continue reading

Gastric Bypass Treatment Lower BMI Non-Obese Diabetic Patients

April 16, 2019

By Muhammad S. Feteiha, MD, FACS For years, surgeons and patients alike have marveled at the improvements in type-2 diabetes within days or weeks of bariatric surgery – specifically, gastric bypass surgery. Until recently, it was assumed that dramatic weight … Continue reading

Obesity and Type II Diabetes

September 18, 2014

Along with the exponential spread of obesity in the United States has come a staggering increase in a silent, but dangerous disease – Type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes, also called adult-onset diabetes, is generally caused by a person’s lifestyle … Continue reading

1 in 3 US Adults May Have Diabetes by 2050

January 12, 2011

By the year 2050, it is predicted by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention that 1 in 3 US adults will have some form of diabetes. That statistic is more startling when compared that currently, that rate is “only” … Continue reading

The Cost of Diabetes

October 26, 2010

Not only is diabetes a condition that has to be monitored and controlled; it is also very costly. According to the American Diabetes Association, the total cost of diagnosed diabetes treatment in the United States was $174 billion in 2007 … Continue reading

Advanced Surgical Associates is one of the first exclusively surgical groups practicing in Union County New Jersey. And that is just the first of many firsts for ASA. For over 40 years, we have pioneered breakthrough surgical patient care in North Jersey in both general and weight loss surgery. ASA also offers gastric bypass, gastric sleeve and gastric banding to those suffering from obesity in New Jersey.
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