Thoughts from the Dean

Dean's Corner

Thoughts from Jeffrey S. Flier, Dean, Faculty of Medicine

Welcome to the Dean’s Corner, where I am looking forward to regularly sharing my thoughts and views on topical issues important to the practice of medicine, to medical education, and to the lively, vital world of biomedical research.

April 16, 2012

Despite the amazing progress in the field of obesity and diabetes over the past 35 years, obesity and diabetes have become more prevalent, not less. Now two research studies compare the effect of medical therapy vs. bariatric surgery on diabetes in obese patients.