Researchers on Friday hailed a new procedure that could allow type 2 diabetics to control their blood sugar levels without having to take insulin, early findings that offer millions of people hope they may one day manage the disease without needing to rely on frequent doses of expensive medication for the rest of their lives.

“One of the biggest advantages of this treatment is that a single outpatient endoscopic procedure provides [blood sugar control], a potential improvement over drug treatment, which depends on patients taking their medication day in, day out.”

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