Diabetes and hypertension in severe obesity and effects of gastric bypass-induced weight loss.

@article{Sugerman2003DiabetesAH,
  title={Diabetes and hypertension in severe obesity and effects of gastric bypass-induced weight loss.},
  author={Harvey J. Sugerman and Luke G. Wolfe and Domenic A. Sica and John N. Clore},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={237 6},
  pages={751-6; discussion 757-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the preoperative relationships of hypertension and diabetes mellitus in severe obesity and the effects of gastric bypass (GBP)-induced weight loss. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Severe obesity is associated with multiple comorbidities, particularly hypertension and type 2 diabetes mellitus, that may affect life expectancy. METHODS The database of patients who had undergone GBP by one general surgeon at a university hospital between September 1981 and January 2000 was queried… CONTINUE READING

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