Bariatric surgery for type 2 diabetes

  title={Bariatric surgery for type 2 diabetes},
  author={J. Dixon and C. Roux and F. Rubino and P. Zimmet},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • J. Dixon, C. Roux, +1 author P. Zimmet
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Bariatric surgery provides substantial, sustained weight loss and major improvements in glycaemic control in severely obese individuals with type 2 diabetes. However, uptake of surgery in eligible patients is poor, and the barriers are difficult to surmount. We examine the indications for and efficacy and safety of conventional bariatric surgical procedures and their effect on glycaemic control in type 2 diabetes. How surgical gastrointestinal interventions achieve these changes is of great… CONTINUE READING
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