Is sleeve gastrectomy as effective as gastric bypass for remission of type 2 diabetes in morbidly obese patients?

@article{Gordejuela2011IsSG,
  title={Is sleeve gastrectomy as effective as gastric bypass for remission of type 2 diabetes in morbidly obese patients?},
  author={Amador Garc{\'i}a Ruiz de Gordejuela and Jordi Pujol Gebelli and Nuria Garc{\'i}a and Enric Fern{\'a}ndez Alsina and Lluis Secanella Medayo and Carles Masdevall Noguera},
  journal={Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={506-9}
}
BACKGROUND The benefits of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) for the control of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in morbidly obese patients are well known, although the implicated mechanisms have not yet been elucidated. However, little is known about the remission of T2DM after sleeve gastrectomy (SG). The aim of our study was to compare the outcomes of T2DM after both procedures. METHODS We performed a retrospective analysis of diabetic morbidly obese patients who had undergone RYGB or SG. The… CONTINUE READING
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