Weight loss surgery for type 2 diabetes podcast

In 2017-2018, approximately 1 million Australian adults suffered from type 2 diabetes.

28 May 2020

While it is well known that losing excess weight can assist in the management of the condition, lifestyle changes are not always successful in achieving long-term weight loss.

In our latest health and wellness podcast, St John of God Subiaco Hospital Bariatric, General and Endocrine Surgeon Dr Jon Armstrong discusses the role of weight loss surgery in the management and treatment of type 2 diabetes.

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Dr Jon Armstrong General and Bariatric surgeon

About the Presenter

Dr Jon Armstrong works at St John Of God Subiaco Hospital as a Bariatric, General and Endocrine surgeon.

Jon completed his medical studies in Oxford University and St. Bartholomew’s in London. Having migrated to Perth in 1995, he obtained his fellowship from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in General Surgery.

Jon completed a fellowship year in France as an Endocrine and Bariatric surgeon.

He has performed over 3000 bariatric procedures.

Dr Armstrong set up Advance Surgical in 2013 and as the Medical Director works with an experienced and friendly team of dietitians, an exercise physiologist and a clinical psychologist in his practice.