In early trials, a new implantable and removable intestinal liner has shown promise as a non-invasive means to promote blood sugar control and weight loss.
A doctor inserts it into a patient's small intestine through an endoscopic procedure going through the throat. It creates a physical barrier between incoming food and the intestinal wall.
That alters the way food is processed by the digestive system.
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