Post-prandial hypoglycemia after bariatric surgery: pharmacological treatment with verapamil and acarbose.

@article{Moreira2008PostprandialHA,
  title={Post-prandial hypoglycemia after bariatric surgery: pharmacological treatment with verapamil and acarbose.},
  author={Rodrigo de Oliveira Moreira and Rustan B M Moreira and Nikolas Mata Machado and Tatiana B Gonçalves and Walmir Ferreira Coutinho},
  journal={Obesity surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={18 12},
  pages={1618-21}
}
Postprandial hypoglycemia is a common complication of bariatric surgery. It is usually caused by late dumping syndrome, but a few other causes have already been described, including insulinoma and noninsulinoma pancreatogenous hypoglycemic syndrome (NIPHS). Considering that NIPHS is a recently described syndrome and is also very rare, therapeutic approaches are still not consensual. We report the case of a 26-year-old woman who was submitted to bariatric surgery and presented episodic… CONTINUE READING
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