Mechanisms responsible for excess weight loss after bariatric surgery.

@article{Ionut2011MechanismsRF,
  title={Mechanisms responsible for excess weight loss after bariatric surgery.},
  author={Viorica Ionut and Richard N Bergman},
  journal={Journal of diabetes science and technology},
  year={2011},
  volume={5 5},
  pages={
          1263-82
        }
}
Obesity has increased alarmingly in the United States and is increasing in many countries of the world. Because obesity is an important risk factor for type 2 diabetes and other chronic diseases, it is important to develop approaches to counter the rapid increase in adiposity. One approach is bariatric surgery, the most successful clinical intervention known for treating obesity. Surgery can result in impressive weight loss and improvement of obesity-related comorbidities. Yet the mechanisms… CONTINUE READING
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