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BACKGROUND About 90% of type 2 diabetic patients are obese or overweight. The obvious clinical improvement observed with surgeries, such as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, has opened space for research by(More)
Background: Studies related to obesity have shown association with metabolic syndrome. Data showing that obesity is capable to cause low grade chronic inflammation, without its classic signs and(More)
BACKGROUND The association between obesity and gastroesophageal reflux disease has a high incidence and may be present in half of obese patients with surgical indication. Bariatric operations can(More)