Effects of Gastric Bypass Surgery in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Only Mild Obesity

@inproceedings{Cohen2012EffectsOG,
  title={Effects of Gastric Bypass Surgery in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Only Mild Obesity},
  author={Ricardo Vitor Cohen and Jose C. Pinheiro and Carlos Aur{\'e}lio Schiavon and Joao Salles and Bernardo L{\'e}o Wajchenberg and David Cummings},
  booktitle={Diabetes care},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVE Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) ameliorates type 2 diabetes in severely obese patients through mechanisms beyond just weight loss, and it may benefit less obese diabetic patients. We determined the long-term impact of RYGB on patients with diabetes and only class I obesity. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS Sixty-six consecutively selected diabetic patients with BMI 30-35 kg/m(2) underwent RYGB in a tertiary-care hospital and were prospectively studied for up to 6 years (median 5 years… CONTINUE READING
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