Metabolic surgery for the treatment of type 2 diabetes in patients with BMI <35 kg/m2: an integrative review of early studies.

@article{Fried2010MetabolicSF,
  title={Metabolic surgery for the treatment of type 2 diabetes in patients with BMI <35 kg/m2: an integrative review of early studies.},
  author={Martin Fried and Goran Ribari{\'c} and Jane N Buchwald and Step{\'a}n Svacina and Karin Dolezalova and Nicola Scopinaro},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={776-90}
}
Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) resolution in morbidly obese patients following metabolic surgery suggests the efficacy of T2DM surgery in non-morbidly obese patients (body mass index [BMI] <35 kg/m(2)). This literature review examined research articles in English over the last 30 years (1979-2009) that addressed surgical resolution of T2DM in patients with a mean BMI <35. Weighted and simple means (95% CI) were calculated to analyze study outcomes. Sixteen studies met inclusion criteria; 343… CONTINUE READING

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