Bariatric surgery and microvascular complications of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

@article{Jackson2014BariatricSA,
  title={Bariatric surgery and microvascular complications of type 2 diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Sabrina N. Jackson and Carel W le Roux and Neil G Docherty},
  journal={Current atherosclerosis reports},
  year={2014},
  volume={16 11},
  pages={453}
}
Metabolic dysregulation is the defining characteristic of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and can give rise to microvascular complications, specifically retinopathy, nephropathy and neuropathy. Pharmacological targeting of risk factors for microvascular complications can yield therapeutic gains, particularly in relation to retinopathy and nephropathy. Bariatric surgery is superior to intensified pharmacotherapy in relation to glycaemic control and can remediate dyslipidaemia and hypertension… CONTINUE READING