According to the American Heart Association, at least 65 % of people with diabetes die of some type of heart stroke or disease. Dr. Lars Sj-str-m, professor at the Institute of Medicine in G-teborg, Sweden, provided new data gleaned from the Swedish Obese Subjects research. He reported on twenty years of data evaluating 2,010 bariatric surgeries with 2,037 non-surgical sufferers who received treatment or life style modification for obesity. Type 2 diabetes is definitely considered a persistent, lifelong disease, but the long-term data show remission in 70 % of patients after 2 yrs of follow-up, he says. 30 percent remain in remission 15 years after bariatric surgery. Even more remarkable, 20 years out, we have seen that bariatric surgery has reduced new cases of diabetes by 80 % among obese patients who didn’t have the disease in the beginning of the study.Altogether, the survey included more than 250 hospitals. The respondents were almost equally divided between IT executives and operational executives, including chief executive officers, chief economic officers and chief operating officers. CSC’s Global Health care Services Group, which serves healthcare providers, health programs, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, and allied industries around the world, is a global innovator in transforming the health care sector through the effective use of information to improve healthcare outcomes, decision-making and operating performance.