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Patients who have the BPD-DS procedure have seen significant weight loss, as well as improvement and in some cases resolution of obesity-related conditions like type 2 diabetes. Patients may also experience other advantages such cost-savings and a better quality of life.
BPD-DS Clinical Trial Data
- In a clinical study of BPD-DS patients, 94% lost more than 70% of their excess weight at 1 year, 62% lost 75% of their excess weight at 3 years, and 31% lost 81% of their excess weight at 5 years.50
- Studies that show that the BPD-DS is the most effective surgery for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and improves type 2 diabetes before there is even any weight loss.51
Shorter hospital stays, faster recovery
The majority of BPD-DS procedures are performed using a minimally invasive laparoscopic technique resulting in smaller scars and less pain than open surgical procedures.
Clinical studies of laparoscopic bariatric and metabolic surgery patients found that they felt better after the procedure, and spent more time doing recreational and physical activities. They also benefited from enhanced productivity and economic opportunities, and had more self-confidence than they did prior to surgery.11