C-peptide levels predict type 2 diabetes remission after bariatric surgery.

Abstract

BACKGROUND C-peptide (Cp) serves as a surrogate of pancreatic beta-cell reserve. This study evaluates the clinical significance of basal Cp as a predictor of type 2 diabetes (T2D) remission after bariatric surgery (BS). RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Retrospective study of 22 patients with BMI > 35 kg/m² and T2D who underwent BS. Evaluation of anthropometric… (More)
DOI: 10.3305/nh.2013.28.5.6554

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