Long-term effects of bariatric surgery on type II diabetes, hypertension and hyperlipidemia: a meta-analysis and meta-regression study with 5-year follow-up.

BACKGROUND The first aim of the study was to estimate weight loss and major modifiable risk factors after bariatric surgery. The second aim was to investigate the relationship between the reduction in cardiovascular risk and weight loss over time. METHODS A random effect of meta-analysis and dose-response meta-regression was used to evaluate weight loss… CONTINUE READING