Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia with Nesidioblastosis after Gastric-Bypass Surgery

I know this is a long title, so let me paraphrase it in English…”Gastric bypass surgery results in an attempt by the pancreas to compensate by making more insulin to the point where the brain runs so low on fuel as to be potentially lethal and these patients needed another operation to pull out a portion of the pancreas containing diseased regions.”  Wow.

Granted, this is only a case series presentation, but what a racket.  You get paid cash to bypass the stomach (oh hell–what was Mother Nature thinking of anyway?  Digestion is overrated.) and then you make money on the back end from insurance when the potentially fatal condition needs to be corrected.  And I’ve got a hard time getting 5 visits for a low back sprain from an insurance company…

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.