CRP reduction following gastric bypass surgery is most pronounced in insulin-sensitive subjects

@article{Holdstock2005CRPRF,
  title={CRP reduction following gastric bypass surgery is most pronounced in insulin-sensitive subjects},
  author={Camilla Holdstock and Lars Lind and B Eden Engstrom and Margareta Ohrvall and Magnus Sundbom and Anders Larsson and F. Anders Karlsson},
  journal={International Journal of Obesity},
  year={2005},
  volume={29},
  pages={1275-1280}
}
OBJECTIVE:Obesity is frequently associated with insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, hypertension and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, reflected in elevated markers of inflammation, in particular C-reactive protein (CRP). To what extent the insulin resistance or the obesity per se contributes to increased CRP levels is unclear. In morbidly obese patients, gastric bypass surgery causes marked changes in body weight and improves metabolism, thereby providing informative material for… CONTINUE READING
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