This week, James E. Craigie, MD, of The Center for Natural Breast Reconstruction answers your question.

Question:Can a diabetic have reconstructive surgery? Answer: Thank you for your question. Yes, a diabetic can have breast reconstruction. They need to have their blood sugars well controlled and not be too overweight. If there are no other medical problems to address, then diabetics can have breast reconstruction.

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