Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for diabetes treatment in nonmorbidly obese patients: efficacy and change of insulin secretion.

@article{Lee2010LaparoscopicSG,
  title={Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for diabetes treatment in nonmorbidly obese patients: efficacy and change of insulin secretion.},
  author={Wei-Jei Lee and K H Ser and Keong Chong and Yi-Chih Lee and Shu-Chun Chen and Ju-Juin Tsou and Jung-Chien Chen and Chih-Ming Chen},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={147 5},
  pages={664-9}
}
BACKGROUND Sleeve gastrectomy is a new bariatric surgery, and many reports have showed that patients who have undergone sleeve gastrectomy have experienced rapid resolution of type 2 diabetes. The mechanisms accounting for the beneficial effects of sleeve gastrectomy on glucose homeostasis are not well understood and remain speculative. This trial assessed prospectively the effect of sleeve gastrectomy on type 2 diabetes and the serial changes of insulin secretion to oral glucose loads… CONTINUE READING
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